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

  • n. An abnormal, often obsessive interest in excrement, especially the use of feces for sexual excitement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a marked interest in excrement; especially the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement.

Etymologies

From copro- + -philia. (Wiktionary)

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  • "Not deterred by the harsh treatment of his work, Muehl went further in exposing 'the pornography of the businessman' and included anal sexuality, sadism, masochism and coprophilia.
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    Art becomes journalism! Muehl exposes by doing - do I expose coprophilia by eating shit? Do I expose someone else's coprophilia by eating shit myself?"
    - 'The Wet Dream Film Festival', Germaine Greer in Suck, 1971.

    April 2, 2008