Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Word of the Day

Ephebophilia. [etymology: Grk. ephebos or adolescent] ef-FEE-bo-FILL-ee-ya

def 1. A sexual preference or orientation in which an adult is primarily or exclusively sexually attracted to adolescents. 2. A particularized type of chronophilia, or sexuoerotic attraction to someone of a discordant age.

Syn. hebephilia; pederasty; markfoley.

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