Pederast is a related term of paedophilia.
As nouns the difference between pederast and paedophilia
is that pederast
is a man who is engaged in an erotic relationship with an adolescent boy; a practitioner of pederasty while paedophilia
is sexual feelings of adults directed towards children.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* paederast (British)
A man who is engaged in an erotic relationship with an adolescent boy; a practitioner of pederasty.
* The term pederast'' has sometimes been incorrectly used to describe men sexually involved with pre-pubescent girls, or child-rapists who don't have any ongoing relationship with the child. For an adult fixated on only sexual involvement with prepubescent children, or for heterosexual child-eroticism, ''pedophile is used instead.