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One who practices taphophilia. Someone who is interested in funerals, gravestone art, epitaphs, cemeteries. Known to play a part in Goth subculture, although interest in one does not mean interest in both.
I am a taphophile because I like photographing gravestones.
by DanaMichelle July 28, 2007
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One who loves cemeteries and funerals. This is not necrophilia, necrophilia is the proper name for the condition exhibited by Harold in "Harold and Maude". Taphophiles show an interest in the trappings of death: necrophiles want your body, cold.

It is not necrophilia.
person 1 : "dude, dead people are great for sex! im such a taphophile!"

person 2 : "hey, moron, taphophiles love cemeteries and funerals. your a freaking necrophile, like harold in "harold & maude". you just want sex from people that dont know you really smell like ass. get a life douchebag."

person 1 : *sobbing* "but i love dead stuff!!!!"

person 2 : "go throw yourself in a wood chipper"
by mandabacon January 18, 2008
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Word: Taphophile/taphophilia

A person who loves graveyards and has an enjoyment of cemeteries, epitaphs and the like. This person is passionate about graveyards and likes doing photography and art of their selected graveyard.

They are also known as a "cemetery enthusiast" or "cemetery tourist".
-"you're such a taphophile"

"no I'm not"
by meowsgoquack May 18, 2018
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