Shamelust, noun: A celebrity or TV/movie character that is either a hot dirtbag or not typically considered hot that for some reason, gets your motor running in spite of yourself.
Ever feel a weird attraction to someone that you know you shouldn't be into, but you just can't help yourself? That's shamelust, my friends. It's ok. We all get it sometimes.
The word shamelust was invented by Elizabeth Olson, whose personal shamelust was Kid Rock. Here's the thing: it can't just be someone who is widely considered attractive, but maybe a little borderline, like Jeff Goldblum or Benedict Cumberbatch. Olson explains:
"Wanting to TOUCH IT on one of the Jonases is not shamelusty; they are major pop stars! Justin Bobby [from The Hills] is bonafide hot as fuck! That is the status quo of regs lust for most of Amurrrica. For SHAMELUST you have to reach deeper. You need to admit the person (or thing, or … scent) that makes you wanna get nakes and that admittance must make you gag. And then you have shamelusted — congrats!"