Pedophile



[ped-uh-fahyl or, esp. British, pee-duh-] /ˈpɛd əˌfaɪl or, esp. British, ˈpi də-/

noun, Psychiatry.
1.
an adult who is sexually attracted to young children.
n.

1951, derived noun from pedophilia.

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