gerontophil

gerontophil

(dʒɛˈrɒntəˌfɪl)
adj
(Psychoanalysis) experiencing sexual attraction to old people
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What is needed urgently by older men and their admirers throughout the world is another word for "gerontophil," a word which only recently made its appearance in the 1989 Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, and which I found after much research in no other standard dictionary.
But you think of a wonderful new word for gerontophil, your coinage and your name could appear in a dictionary, assuring your immortality!
Finally, to end on a happy note, let me quote from the final citation for "gerontophil" in the 1989 Oxford English Dictionary.
Notice there is no gender involved, which is good, and no age, because there are old gerontophils. One place where it works is in combination with the word bar.
I plead with all of you to come up with something; we can't go around calling our admirers gerontophils. It may be an accurate scientific description, but the word lacks charm and humor.
As I pointed out above, there are lots of old gerontophils (I'm sort of one myself).