An individual who is attracted to minors but does not and has not engaged in any activity with them.
The dirty paedosexual needed mental help.
by ChartreuseDan May 21, 2012
One who is sexually oriented towards prepubescent children; this word does *not* imply action, contrary to the other definition.
Most paedosexuals do not molest children.
by Aazss December 02, 2006
Someone who actually engages in sexual contact with children. Paedophiles do not necessarily do this: many paedophiles like the thought of sex with children but would never actually take part in it.
Paedophilia isn't a crime; in most countries, paedosexuality is.
by Mr. British November 19, 2006