nymphet

noun
nym·​phet | \ nim-ˈfet How to pronounce nymphet (audio) , ˈnim(p)-fət How to pronounce nymphet (audio) \
variants: or less commonly nymphette

Definition of nymphet

: a sexually precocious girl barely in her teens also : a sexually attractive young woman

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Recent Examples on the Web Professor Humbert Humbert marries a widow to be near her nymphet daughter. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019," 22 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of nymphet

1955, in the meaning defined above

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16 Nov 2019

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“Nymphet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nymphet. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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nymphet

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English Language Learners Definition of nymphet

: a sexually attractive girl

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