Complete Definition of "ephebophilia"

English

Etymology
From Greek έÏÎ·Î²Î¿Ï (ephebos), "adolescent" + Ïιλια (philia), "love" or "friendship"

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪliÉ|-ɪliÉ

Noun
rfc-level|Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section
ephebophilia

  1. a sexual orientation or preference in which an adult's primary sexual attraction is towards pubescent or postpubescent adolescents

Synonyms
hebephilia

Related terms
ephebophile
Lolita
Lolita complex
pederast
pedophilia

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