"pertaining to or characterized by pedophilia," by 1915, in the "American Illustrated Medical Dictionary," which defines it as "fond of children," from pedophilia + -ic. As a noun by 1927. Paedophilic is better.
1900, "abnormal, especially sexual, love of young children," from pedo- (from Greek pais (genitive paidos) "child") + Greek philos "loving" (see -phile). First attested in an abstract of a report by Krafft-Ebing. Paedophilia is better.
Middle English -ik, -ick, word-forming element making adjectives, "having to do with, having the nature of, being, made of, caused by, similar to," from French -ique and directly from Latin -icus or from cognate Greek -ikos "in the manner of; pertaining to." From PIE adjective suffix *-(i)ko, which also yielded Slavic -isku, adjectival suffix indicating origin, the source of the -sky (Russian -skii) in many surnames. In chemistry, indicating a higher valence than names in -ous (first in benzoic, 1791).
In Middle English and after often spelled -ick, -ike, -ique. Variant forms in -ick (critick, ethick) were common in early Modern English and survived in English dictionaries into early 19c. This spelling was supported by Johnson but opposed by Webster, who prevailed.
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