Lolita

Lolita

[loh-lee-tuh]
noun
1.
(italics) a novel (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov.
2.
nymphet ( def 2 ).
3.
Also, Loleta. a female given name, form of Charlotte or Dolores.

Origin:
sense “nymphet” after the novel's title character

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Lolita (ˌlɒˈliːtə)
 
n
a sexually precocious young girl
 
[C20: after the character in Nabokov's novel Lolita (1955)]

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Lolita
fem. proper name, dim. of Lola. Title and name of character in the 1958 novel by Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) about a precocious schoolgirl seduced by an older man; by 1960 the name was in widespread fig. use.
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