- sexual behavior that is considered deviant or abnormal
- a sexual act or practice that is considered deviant or abnormal
Origin of paraphiliapara- + -philia
A psychosexual disorder in which sexual gratification is obtained through practices or fantasies involving a bizarre, deviant, or highly unusual source of sexual arousal such as an animal or an object.
(plural paraphilias or paraphiliae)
From para- (“abnormal") +"Ž -philia.