polymorphous perverse

adjective

: relating to or exhibiting infantile sexual tendencies in which the genitals are not yet identified as the sole or principal sexual organs nor coitus as the goal of erotic activity

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polymorphous perverse was in 1909

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“Polymorphous perverse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polymorphous%20perverse. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

polymorphous perverse

adjective
: relating to or exhibiting infantile sexual tendencies in which the genitals are not yet identified as the sole or principal sexual organs nor coitus as the goal of erotic activity
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