Definition of nymphean in US English:

nymphean

adjective

  • See nymph

    • ‘Her husband is accused of child-molesting, her brother is a lush who has got the maid pregnant, one of her daughters is 'wrong in the head', while the other is scampering through puberty towards nymphean alcoholism.’
    • ‘Indeed, if anything, Pera takes too much of Humbert's version for granted -- particularly Lolita's ‘nymphean evil.’’

Pronunciation

nymphean

/ˈnimfēən/