exhibitionist

[ ek-suh-bish-uh-nist ]
/ ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ ə nɪst /

noun

a person who behaves in ways intended to attract attention or display his or her powers, personality, etc.
Psychiatry. a person afflicted with the compulsions of exhibitionism.

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Origin of exhibitionist

First recorded in 1815–25; exhibition + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM exhibitionist

ex·hi·bi·tion·is·tic, adjectiveex·hi·bi·tion·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·ex·hi·bi·tion·is·tic, adjectivesem·i·ex·hi·bi·tion·ist, noun
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