from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A seductive adolescent girl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name.
  • n. Alternative capitalization of lolita

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sexually precocious young girl


After Lolita, the heroine of Lolita, a novel by Vladimir Nabokov.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The name is from Spanish Lolita, diminutive of Lola, from the given name Dolores. (Wiktionary)


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