nymphomaniac nymphomaniac  /ˌnɪm fə ˈmeɪ ni ˌæk/


  1. (n) a woman with abnormal sexual desires
  2. (adj) (used of women) affected with excessive sexual desire



  1. This says nothing about the dysfunctions of Marion who appears to be what used to be rather quaintly called a nymphomaniac and Jack, who is a whining hypochondriac.
  2. Too little love, rather than too much, has turned another son into a mother's boy, and he has married a nymphomaniac.
  3. An ancient joke defines a nymphomaniac as a girl who will go to bed with a man right after having her hair done.


  1. First Look! Shia's NC-17 'Nymphomaniac'

    No nudity is needed to make this first look at director Lars von Trier's drama Nymphomaniac highly sexual. It only takes a lot of dirty talk from Shia LaBeouf's co-stars Stacy Martin and Sophie Kennedy Clark.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: ET Online via omg!

  2. Girls Play Games in First Clip From Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’

    Lars Von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac doesn’t even have a U.S. release date yet, but Magnolia has already offered up a little morsel to whet our appetite for the film. The just-released clip comes from the first chapter of the film, called “The Compleat Angler.” Although Joe is the nymphomaniac of the film’s title, in this early [...]
    on June 28, 2013     Source: /Film

  3. Watch a Clip From Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac

    Everyone's super excited for Lars Von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac because famous people will be having sex, using digitally imposed genitals — sexy, sexy digitally imposed genitals. The film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe, Stellan Skarsgård, Christian Slater, and Connie Nielsen; however, the first clip features ... More »        
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Vulture


  1. "At first, people talked about her as a nymphomaniac. And what I discovered was that it's a defunct term. When you call someone a nymphomaniac, it's like calling someone crazy. That's not really a diagnosis. What you're really talking about,"...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Christina Ricci Source: Newsday

  2. Meanwhile, Lindsay Lohan says, "I'll see your paparazzi-bedding, and raise you a former fling who sells our photos to the tabs and tells them I'm a nymphomaniac."
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Defamer.com (blog)

  3. (Charles Krauthammer, the Washington Post columnist, wrote last December, on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as an opinion writer, that "being a columnist is like being married to a nymphomaniac - as soon as you're done, you've got to do it...
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Charles Krauthammer Source: DAWN.com

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