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nympho

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noun nym·pho \ˈnim(p)-(ˌ)fō\

Definition of nympho

plural

nymphos

  1. :  a person affected by nymphomania :  nymphomaniac



Origin and Etymology of nympho

short for nymphomaniac


First Known Use: circa 1910


Medical Dictionary

nympho

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noun nym·pho \ˈnim(p)-(ˌ)fō\

Medical Definition of nympho

plural

nymphos

  1. :  one affected by nymphomania :  nymphomaniac




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of nympho


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