frot·teur·ism -.iz-əm n the paraphiliac practice of achieving sexual stimulation or orgasm by touching and rubbing against a person without the person's consent and usu. in a public place called also frottage

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frot·teur·ism (fro-toorґiz-əm) [DSM-IV] a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or orgasm is achieved by rubbing up against another person, usually in a crowded place with an unsuspecting victim, or by fantasies of such actions. Sexual arousal achieved by real or fantasized touching or fondling may also be included or may be classified separately as toucherism. Called also frottage.

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