nympho

[ nim-foh ]
/ ˈnɪm foʊ /
Slang.

noun, plural nym·phos, adjective


Nearby words

  1. nymphean,
  2. nymphectomy,
  3. nymphet,
  4. nymphette,
  5. nymphitis,
  6. nympho-,
  7. nympholepsy,
  8. nympholept,
  9. nymphomania,
  10. nymphomaniac

Origin of nympho

by shortening; see -o

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British Dictionary definitions for nymphos

nympho

/ (ˈnɪmfəʊ) /

noun plural -phos

informal a nymphomaniac
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Word Origin and History for nymphos

nympho

n.

1935, short for nymphomaniac (see nymphomania).

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