nymphetry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nymphet +‎ -ry

Noun[edit]

nymphetry (uncountable)

  1. (nonce word) The state of being a nymphet.
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
      Of the rest, none had any claims to nymphetry except Eva Rosen. Avis was a plump lateral child with hairy legs, while Mona, though handsome in a coarse sensual way and only a year older than my aging mistress, had obviously long ceased to be a nymphet, if she ever had been one.