Etymology
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pedophile (n.)

"person with pedophilia," 1951, derived noun from pedophilia. Paedophile is better.

updated on July 27, 2022

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Definitions of pedophile from WordNet

pedophile (n.)
an adult who is sexually attracted to children;
Synonyms: paedophile
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.