Meaning of upskirting in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌpskəːtɪŋ/


mass noun
  • The action or practice of surreptitiously taking photos or videos at an angle so as to see up a woman's skirt or dress.

    ‘I applaud the governor for supporting our effort to put a stop to upskirting’
    • ‘She was a victim of upskirting by an unknown man while in a shop with her partner.’
    • ‘A ban on upskirting is set to become law.’
    • ‘Women have come forward with their stories about upskirting.’
    • ‘Teachers are seeing girls increasingly wear shorts under their school skirts to avoid upskirting.’
    • ‘For attitudes to change, much more needs to be done to raise awareness of the impact that upskirting has on its victims.’
    • ‘We can send out the powerful message that upskirting is unacceptable.’
    • ‘The law does not currently adequately protect victims of upskirting.’
    • ‘The government has promised to get tougher on harassment , particularly upskirting.’
    • ‘ The issue over whether to criminalise upskirting is being decided in Parliament today.’
    • ‘She claimed an overhaul of the law would help cut anti-women crimes including upskirting and online trolling.’