Origin of Lolita
Examples from the Web for lolita
Why is there such a fascination with sexual interaction with young girls – known as rorikon (Lolita complex) in Japan?Japan's Kiddie Porn Empire: Bye-Bye?
Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo
June 3, 2014
Hard to believe, but after all this time as Lolita, Monica Lewinski takes one (albeit not giant) leap toward Nabokov.The Monica Column You Least Expected
May 11, 2014
Barrymore celebrates by proclaiming herself “Lolita” dancing provocatively on his desk, and then flashing him.In Honor of David Letterman’s Pending Retirement, Watch His Wildest Interviews (VIDEO)
April 3, 2014
Her sister – and neighbour – Lolita Miraflorez, also lost her husband, as did dozens of other women.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men
November 17, 2013
What I learned from Lolita is that it helps to make morally repugnant characters funny.The Modern ‘Lolita’: Dramatizing the Mind of a Female Pedophile in Alissa Nutting’s ‘Tampa’
June 28, 2013
So let loose the rein, and leave Lolita to take her own way.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
“You know that is not the one we use, muchacho,” (little boy), remarked Lolita.
But certainly he and Lolita were surprised to see how low the Tinaja had fallen to-day.
How strange it should be the lower well that failed, Lolita!
“Then you have a good chance now,” said Lolita, quickly, busy over her cooking.
- a sexually precocious young girl
Word Origin and History for lolita
fem. proper name, diminutive of Lola. Title and name of character in the 1958 novel by Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) about a precocious schoolgirl seduced by an older man; by 1960 the name was in widespread figurative use.