Definitions

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  • n. a person who is sexually attracted to children; a paedophile.
  • adj. Relating to paedophilia or to a paedophile.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek παιδόφιλος (paidophilos), from παῖς (pais, "boy, child") and φιλέω (phileō, "I love")

Examples

  • Plus, some scenes would seem terribly paedophiliac to the broader american public.

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  • The Government has labelled this with “reducing violent pornographic and paedophiliac content”.

    Some cynical nihilism, or, a revolution in the People’s Republic

  • Just because "an internet dictionary" unspecified has one definition of "grooming" that relates to predatory paedophiliac activity does not mean the word is otherwise lost to the language. that would be so, so bloody conservative for words.

    Iain Dale: Toes Long and Corny as Pikestaffs (Titter Ye Not)

  • As in, one extreme ideological position that actually exists, vs. one extreme ideological position that would border on paedophiliac and does NOT actually exist.

    Getting rid of religious superstition in abstinence-only programs

  • Evil British paedophiliac surrealist jittery glowing vampire ghost clown living in an insane asylum.

    jaxraven Diary Entry

  • How ironic, then, that Bush's deceptive subtlety has enabled her to investigate the kind of subject matter even the most brazen hip-hop queen would baulk at covering, such as paedophiliac desire, incest, cradle-snatching and, in the blackly humorous "Heads We're Dancing", the quandary of a woman who realises she's been dancing with Adolf Hitler.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • This explains why the Vatican chooses to describe the paedophiliac transgression of its clergy as sins rather than crimes.

    The Times of India

  • Last week, a letter emerged from 1985 in which the then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger urged that a paedophiliac priest in America not be defrocked for the "good of the universal church".

    TODAYonline

  • The secondary school teacher with paedophiliac tendencies lured teen model wannabes by posting model recruitment ads online.

    www.hardwarezone.com.sg

  • Henry Chan, 32, a secondary school teacher with paedophiliac tendencies, lured the teen model wannabes by posting model recruitment ads online.

    www.hardwarezone.com.sg

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