[nim-fet, nim-fit]

Origin of nymphet

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

  • Happiness, evidently, did not keep good company with nymphets and nympholepts.

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    February 29, 2012

British Dictionary definitions for nymphets


  1. 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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