chronophilia

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Coined by sexologist John William Money (1921–2006), corresponding to chrono- (time) +‎ -philia (love of).

Noun[edit]

chronophilia (uncountable)

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  1. Primary or exclusive sexual attraction toward members of a specific age group, as with paedophilia or gerontophilia.
    • 2004, Nancy Butcher, The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse:
      With one kind of chronophilia called autonepiophilia, sexual arousal and pleasure are dependent on, and responsive to, pretending to be a baby in diapers and having one's sexual partner play along.

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