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nymphet

Syllabification: nymph·et
Pronunciation: /nimˈfet, ˈnimfit
 
/

Definition of nymphet in English:

noun

An attractive and sexually mature young girl.
Example sentences
  • Actually, we kind of suspect he's long since had all his Suffolk blood replaced with fresh stuff drained from young, nubile nymphets.
  • It must be all the nymphets and the cocktails that keep him young.
  • So what if it is all about forbidden love and doomed sexual obsession for a pre-pubescent nymphet.

Origin

1950s: from nymph + -et1.

More
  • Lolita from (mid 20th century):

    In Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita ( 1958), Humbert Humbert, a man in his late 30s, becomes sexually obsessed with Dolores Haze, a 12-year-old girl whom he dubs Lolita, a pet form of Dolores. The book's disturbing subject matter created a scandal when it was published in the USA, but it gave the world two words for ‘a sexually precocious young girl’, Lolita itself and nymphet.

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