ephebophilia

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔφηβος (éphēbos, adolescent) + φιλία (philía, love, friendship). Surface analysis ephebe +‎ -philia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ephebophilia (uncountable)

  1. Primary adult sexual attraction towards late pubescent or postpubescent adolescents

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]