pedophile

(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. child molester, pederast. See impurity.

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  • pédophile — [ pedɔfil ] adj. et n. • fin XIXe; de 1. pédo et phile ♦ Didact. 1 ♦ Qui ressent une attirance sexuelle pour les enfants. 2 ♦ Spécialt Pédéraste (1o). ● pédophile adjectif et nom Qui manifeste de la pédophilie. pédophile …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pedophile — 1951, derived noun from PEDOPHILIA (Cf. pedophilia) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pedophile — [ped′ə fīl΄, pē′dəfīl] n. a person having pedophilia …   English World dictionary

  • Pedophile — Pédophilie La pédophilie désigne une préférence sexuelle d un adulte envers les enfants prépubères ou en début de puberté[1]. Un pédophile est une personne éprouvant ce type de préférence. Selon le critère de l OMS, les adolescents de 16 ou 17… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pedophile — noun /ˈpiːdəfaɪl,ˈpɛdəfaɪl/ A person who is sexually attracted to children. Apart from his sexual behavior, the pedophile is typically law abiding. Syn: childlover See Also: pedophilia, paedophilia, pederast, paederast …   Wiktionary

  • pedophile — noun Date: 1951 one affected with pedophilia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pedophile — /pee deuh fuyl /, n. Psychiatry. an adult who is sexually attracted to young children. Also, pedophiliac. [1950 55; PEDO 1 + PHILE, or directly < Gk paidóphilos loving children] * * * …   Universalium

  • pedophile — pe·do·phile pēd ə .fīl, ped or chiefly Brit pae·do·phile pēd n one affected with pedophilia called also pedophiliac …   Medical dictionary

  • pedophile — pe|do|phile [ˈpi:dəfaıl] n [Date: 1900 2000; : Greek; Origin: paidophilos loving children ] the American spelling of ↑paedophile …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pedophile — ped|o|phile [ pedou,faıl ] noun count an adult who is sexually attracted to children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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