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A sexual attraction to a teenaged girl or boy who is not at the legal age of consent. Differs from Pedophilia in that said girl or boy has already reached and/or gone through puberty.
"Those who like lolicon are probably into ephebophilia, not pedophilia."
by Kym March 02, 2005
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Sexual attraction, preferentially, to teenagers who have been through puberty. It does not mean preference for adults, as some have thought. The age range is generally considered to be 15-19. It should be noted that almost all adults profess attraction to this age group, and that one is classified as an ephebophile only if this age group is chosen preferentially.

The beloved may or may not have reached the age of consent, depending on local laws.
Watch out, man! People will call you a pedo!

I'm no pedo! I like them grown up, just young. I'm have ephebophilia.

(From the Greek "epi-", upon + "Hebe", the goddess of youth, signifying those who have completed puberty + "-philia", loving.)
by Dubiaku December 16, 2012
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A condition in which an individual is perfectly healthy. It means you are attracted to girls and boys who have gone through puberty.

In other words you are attracted to other humans of breeding age.

Usually refers to teens.
Bill:Hey Tom aren't those 17 year old cheerleaders hot?

Tom: Sure thing. I wouldn't want to actively pursue a relationship with her due to the discrepancy in our ages, but yea. They've go huge tits too.

Bill: You know that makes you an Ephebophobe right? One who suffers from Ephebophilia.

Tom:She's got c-cups Bill, my 30 year old wife has smaller tits than her.
by Jerremy A March 03, 2009
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To have sex with only adults!
The( pfew!, finally..) opposite of pedophilia.

note: if a pedophiliac is called 'pedo', then logic has it you should call an ephebophiliac an 'ephebo' or 'phebes' for short?
Hotter-than-the-ass-of-Hell horny French school girls!
by hytham_hammer July 12, 2005
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