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Definition 1: a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for deviant in the sense of this definition

(deviant is a kind of ...) a person without moral scruples

(... is a kind of deviant ) man with strong sexual desires

(... is a kind of deviant ) someone who enjoys both sadism and masochism

(... is a kind of deviant ) someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain on others

(... is a kind of deviant ) one who engages in fetishism (especially of a sexual nature)

(... is a kind of deviant ) an adult who is sexually attracted to children

(... is a kind of deviant ) a man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner

(... is a kind of deviant ) a woman with abnormal sexual desires

(... is a kind of deviant ) someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment

(... is a kind of deviant ) someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

Definition 2: markedly different from an accepted norm - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deviant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • aberrant behavior
  • deviant ideas

Synonyms for deviant in the sense of this definition

(deviant is similar to ...) not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm

"abnormal powers of concentration" "abnormal amounts of rain" "abnormal circumstances" "an abnormal interest in food"

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