nymphet

[ nim-fet, nim-fit ]
/ nɪmˈfɛt, ˈnɪm fɪt /

noun

a young nymph.
a sexually attractive young girl.
a sexually precocious girl or young woman.

Nearby words

  1. nymphaeaceous,
  2. nymphaeum,
  3. nymphalid,
  4. nymphean,
  5. nymphectomy,
  6. nymphette,
  7. nymphitis,
  8. nympho,
  9. nympho-,
  10. nympholepsy

Origin of nymphet

From the Middle French word nymphette, dating back to 1605–15. See nymph, -et

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British Dictionary definitions for nymphet

nymphet

/ (ˈnɪmfɪt) /

noun

a young girl who is sexually precocious and desirable

Word Origin for nymphet

C17 (meaning: a young nymph): diminutive of nymph

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