pedosexual

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Etymology[edit]

pedo- +‎ sexual

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pedosexual (not comparable)

  1. (uncommon, of an act or behavior) Being or constituting pedosexuality, sexual activity between an adult and a child.
    • 1994, T. P. Smith, Effects of the child's relative age appearance and attractiveness on vulnerability to pedosexual interactions (Doctoral dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1993; published by Dissertation Abstracts International, 54(12), 6472B)
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Noun[edit]

pedosexual (plural pedosexuals)

  1. (uncommon) An adult who is sexually active with children.
    • 2014, D. F. Swaab, We Are Our Brains: A Neurobiography of the Brain (ISBN 0679644377):
      There, pedosexuals are helped by a group of volunteers after their detention. The resulting social network has been shown to cut reoffending rates quite considerably.
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