nympho

[ nim-foh ]
/ ˈnɪm foʊ /
Slang.

noun, adjective plural nym·phos,

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Origin of nympho

By shortening; see -o
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British Dictionary definitions for nympho

nympho
/ (ˈnɪmfəʊ) /

noun plural -phos

informal a nymphomaniac
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Medical definitions for nympho

nympho-

pref.

Nymphae:nymphitis.
Sexual desire:nymphomania.
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