necrophile

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From necro- +‎ -phile.

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necrophile (plural necrophiles)

  1. (sexuality) One who is subject to necrophilia.
    • Guy de Maupassant, A Tress of Hair
      He has seizures of erotic and macaberesque madness. He is a sort of necrophile. He has kept a journal in which he sets forth his disease with the utmost clearness.

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