indecent exposure
in·de·cent exposure n: the exposing of one's private body parts (as the genitals) either recklessly or intentionally and under circumstances likely to cause offense or affront
◇ Indecent exposure is generally classified as a misdemeanor.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

indecent exposure
n.
Lewdly exposing private parts of the body in a public place. See also obscene

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


indecent exposure
Revealing one's genitals under circumstances likely to offend others. Exposure is indecent under the law whenever a reasonable person would or should know that his act may be seen by others—for example, in a public place or through an open window—and that it is likely to cause affront or alarm. Indecent exposure is considered a misdemeanor in most states.
Category: Criminal Law
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


indecent exposure
n. Publicly displaying portions of one's body, especially the genitals, that are usually covered by clothing.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

indecent exposure
n.
   the crime of displaying one's genitalia to one or more other people in a public place, usually with the apparent intent to shock the unsuspecting viewer and give the exposer a sexual charge.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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