View synonyms for voyeuristic


[ vwah-yuh-ris-tik, voi-uh- ]


  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a voyeur or of voyeurism.

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  • voyeur·isti·cal·ly adverb

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Day in and day out, we read about new glitches in app codes and unintentionally open backdoors, and we even welcome deliberately voyeuristic platforms that peep into our lives without our knowing.

Things start to feel a tad voyeuristic—that there is so much honesty and self-exploration happening here that you might be intruding or shouldn’t be witnessing it.

Lost Hills is less voyeuristic true crime and more in the mold of Serial, taking a second look at a well-known case with actual reporting.

For those who choose not to participate and prefer just to listen, there’s an almost voyeuristic feeling, like you’re seeing what other people act like on dates — all the different types of performances hopeful romantics try on for size.

Our innermost thoughts offered up to old friends from high school are there to be seen by some voyeuristic devil in Tasmania.

At their best they come off as brilliant, and at worst, overly simpering and voyeuristic.

But it might just produce some of the more narcissistic and voyeuristic tech imaginable.

But he tells their story in a voyeuristic way, to make this one of the most troubling and serpentine novel of the year.

What you get at the end is a peephole for a private moment that rapidly becomes very voyeuristic.


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