Definitions

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  • n. Sexual interest in penetrating another person's skin.

Etymologies

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From French piquer +‎ -ism.

Examples

  • You would not associate shootings with piquerism unless you thought about it for a moment.

    CRUEL AND UNUSUAL

  • Gregg McCrary, a former FBI profiler for 10 years who teaches forensic psychology at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., said that the suspect may have a rare sexual disorder: piquerism.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • “There’s no evidence of piquerism in Jennifer Deighton’s death.”

    CRUEL AND UNUSUAL

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  • The derivation of pleasure, especially sexual gratification, from stabbing another person. (Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    May 18, 2008