kleptophilia etymology

English word kleptophilia comes from English -philia, English klepto- (Theft; stealing.)

Detailed word origin of kleptophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
klepto- English (eng) Theft; stealing.
kleptophilia English (eng) A paraphilia in which a person is sexually aroused by stealing.

Words with the same origin as kleptophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of klepto-
kleptocat kleptocracy kleptocratic kleptolagnia kleptoparasite kleptoparasitic kleptophobia kleptoplasty kleptopredation kleptopredator narcokleptocracy