coprophilia

noun

cop·​ro·​phil·​ia ˌkä-prə-ˈfi-lē-ə How to pronounce coprophilia (audio)
: marked interest in excrement
especially : the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement
coprophiliac noun

Examples of coprophilia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just not really hard-core stuff like coprophilia (pooping on each other). Kim Brooks, The Cut, 22 Feb. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coprophilia was in 1923

Dictionary Entries Near coprophilia

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“Coprophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coprophilia. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

coprophilia

noun
cop·​ro·​phil·​ia ˌkäp-rə-ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce coprophilia (audio)
: marked interest in excrement
especially : the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement
coprophiliac noun
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