Definition of pedophilia
Recent Examples of pedophilia from the Web
Like the false idea that gay men have a high propensity for pedophilia.
And the pedophilia story, though awkwardly handled, at least raises gripping issues.
Participants pitched games with themes covering everything from torture (yeesh) to pedophilia (bigger yeesh) to truly scary things like PMS (don’t even go there).
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Origin and Etymology of pedophilia
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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