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 (pĕd′ə-fīl′, pē′də-)
A person with pedophilia.

ped′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedophile - an adult who is sexually attracted to children
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
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아동에 대한 이상 성욕자
kẻ ấu dâm


حب الأطفال pedofil pædofil Pädophiler παιδεραστής pedófilo pedofiili pédophile pedofil pedofilo 小児性愛者 아동에 대한 이상 성욕자 pedofiel pedofil pedofil pedófilo педофил pedofil ผู้ที่ชอบร่วมเพศกับเด็ก pedofil kẻ ấu dâm 恋童癖者
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