Definitions

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

  • n. Affection or affinity for animals.
  • n. Erotic attraction to or sexual contact with animals.
  • n. Biology A tendency to feed or grow on animal tissue.

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  • n. An affinity or fondness for animals.
  • n. A paraphilia involving sexual attraction to animals.

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

  • n. a sexual attraction to animals

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Examples

  • Yeah, like I am clicking any link with "zoophilia" in the link.

    MetaTalk

  • Bondage and sadistic/masochistic acts are rarely portrayed on the page outside of explicit erotica, though they can be referred to, and the same is even more true for coprophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia, and other paraphilias.

    MIND MELD: Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature

  • He wasn't so much endorsing zoophilia as suggesting that, if the last remains of sexual morality can be abandoned, why can't capitalism get the heave-ho too?

    When the Multitude Shouts With One Voice

  • Marshals to "protect 547 acts of sexual deviance," including pedophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia, coprophilia, and "fronteurism" (defined as "a man rubbing against a unknown woman's buttocks").

    RJ Eskow: Human Events: The Right's Superstars and the Great Gun Giveaway

  • It's obvious that he's wise to the macabre curiosity that surrounds zoophilia - the way it's furnished hours of late night gross-out enjoyment in freshman dorms nationwide.

    GreenCine Daily: Zoo.

  • The IFC's Alison Willmore calls it the most beautiful, most unexpectedly prurient, and, yes, only documentary about zoophilia we've ever seen ....

    GreenCine Daily: Interview. Charles Mudede. Zoo.

  • In the interests of avoid easy sensationalism and of his admirable and aggressive humanism, Devor avoids the sexual aspect of zoophilia more than zoophiles themselves would likely deem fair - they, after all, may feel love, but they also made considerably earthier home movies ....

    GreenCine Daily: Interview. Charles Mudede. Zoo.

  • John C Wright's adoption of a Chinese girl does not make me feel better, given that he calls multiculturalism a "sick dogma", compares teaching Native American culture in schools to zoophilia, mocks the existence of Native American studies, wants to deport all Muslims out of America, and is basically just completely unable to deal with anyone who is not a straight, Christian white man.

    Author John C. Wright goes off on an anti-homosexual rant

  • But even if he did, pointing to an irrational zoophiliac does no more to establish that zoophilia is inherently irrational than the Catholic Church sex scandals do to establish that Christians are inherently pedophiles.

    "I aestheticized the sleaze right out of it."

  • Mind you, I've no doubt that many of the people who practice zoophilia are action-packed with issues.

    "I aestheticized the sleaze right out of it."

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