An example of a gothic lolita is a girl in Harajuku, Japan who poses for tourist pictures on the weekends.
An example of a Lolita is a high school student who tries to attract men in their twenties.
Origin of lolita
- After Lolita , the heroine of Lolita, a novel by Vladimir Nabokov
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the title character, Dolores "Lolita" Haze, of Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita.
- The noun derives from the name: see the etymology at lolita for details.