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nympho

Line breaks: nym¦pho
Pronunciation: /ˈnɪmfəʊ
 
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Definition of nympho in English:

noun (plural nymphos)

informal
A woman with strong sexual desires.
Example sentences
  • For the nymphos, she stresses, ‘Don't equate sex with a relationship.’
  • This is the story of a lady - I use the term loosely, she's more of a nympho - in her late 20's.
  • If I was a nympho or a sadomasochist, you'd give me a medal, ’I'd muttered, turning my back.

Origin

1930s: short for nymphomaniac.

Words that rhyme with nympho

Sapphoinfoboffo

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