pederasty

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɛdəˌræstɪ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɛdəˌræsti, ˈpidə-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pedə ras′tē, pēdə-)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ped•er•as•ty /ˈpɛdəˌræsti, ˈpidə-/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Psychiatrysexual relations between a man and a boy.
ped•er•ast, n. [countable]See -ped-2.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ped•er•as•ty  (pedə ras′tē, pēdə-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Psychiatrysexual relations between two males, esp. when one of them is a minor.
ped′er•astic, adj. 
ped′er•asti•calsyl>ly, adv. 
  • Greek paiderastía love of boys. See pederast, -y3
  • Neo-Latin pederastia
  • 1605–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
pederasty, (sometimes)paederasty /ˈpɛdəˌræstɪ/ n
  1. homosexual relations between men and boys
Etymology: 17th Century: from New Latin paederastia, from Greek, from pais boy + erastēs lover, from eran to love

ˌpederˈastic, sometimes ˌpaederˈastic adj
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