A person with pedophilia.
American Heritage Medicine
An adult who has sexual desire for children.
Webster's New World
The definition of a pedophile is an adult who is sexually attracted to children.
A grown man who wants to engage in sexual behavior with a 9-year-old boy or girl is an example of a pedophile.
Other Word Forms of Pedophile
Origin of Pedophile
From pedo- +"Ž -phile, after Ancient Greek παιδόφιλος (paidophilos) (from παῖς (pais, “boy, child") and φιλέω (phileō, “I love")).
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