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  • n. The act of rubbing one’s genitalia against another’s person, usually that of a stranger. Must be non-consensual and is considered a psychiatric condition as well as a criminal offense in most places. (If consensual, it is known as frottage)
  • n. The need to rub one’s genitalia against another’s person, usually that of a stranger.


frotteur +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)


  • And if he gets his way, then there would be another occasion for textual frotteurism and iconographical link-orgy: a sculptural band of friezes in which we see the wannabe urban planner in the guise of the Angel of Modernism — Meier Dux, the liberator of the Eternal City from its own ancientness.

    Sewer Zeppelins for the Era of Infrastructural Anarchy & Other Roman Tales

  • Where sightseers once splashed about in silly algorithmic frotteurism, they will be treated this summer to an $85,000 community garden, whose “rural delights” will probably not go to supplement the nutritional needs of the disenfranchised but rather will go to make bloody marys and beer for architecture students.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The Eroticist is a 1972 Italian film by Lucio Fulci about a government official who suffers from frotteurism.

    19 « November « 2007 « Jahsonic

  • My previous “gratuitous nudity” #4 post featured images of an Italian seventies film on frotteurism.

    16 « December « 2007 « Jahsonic

  • There's nothing indecent about all of this fraternization and frotteurism; in fact, quite the opposite. - Home Page

  • Salem Police Lt. Mike Green says the charges stem from complaints from two classmates who reported being victims of groping and frotteurism.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • Johnson then began engaging in frotteurism by grinding and pressing his hips and erection into the boy's thigh.


  • Among the deviant sexual practices he then proceeded to name were asphyxiphilia, apotomnophilia, corophilia, exhibitionism, frotteurism, necrophilia, toucherism and zoophilia.


  • DSM also included such gems as caffeine intoxication disorder, frotteurism, the "intentional rubbing up against or touching of another, usually unsuspecting, person for the purpose of sexual arousal."

    Slate Magazine


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  • The act of masturbation by rubbing one’s genitalia against another’s person, usually that of a stranger. (Wiktionary)

    May 30, 2008