Example sentences for: pedophile

How can you use “pedophile” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Baker's pedophile is so furtive that he's almost immobile, but we register the darting eyes under the bland, Mr. Rodgers-like façade, and as he waits for a little boy to eat a drugged tuna sandwich, we hold our breaths the way we did in Psycho when Norman Bates watched the car with the body of Marian Crane almost not sink into the swamp.

  • At the same time that the picture was winning an international critics' prize at the Cannes Film Festival (where it was shown outside the main competition), Universal, the studio that financed it (through its recently acquired "indie" wing, October), unloaded it in a panic--largely because its new owners, the Bronfmans of Seagram, feared being associated with a movie that featured a pedophile.

  • Turturro is wasted as a bowler named Jesus, a convicted pedophile in Spandex.

  • Dozens of states have enacted so-called Megan's Laws requiring that the public be notified when released sex offenders move in nearby, but people complain that it doesn't help much to know that your neighbor is a pedophile if you can't do anything about it.

  • The latter, a compulsive obscene phone caller who longs for his sleek, chic neighbor, is the psychiatric patient of Bill Maplewood (Dylan Baker), who happens to be the husband of Helen's older sister, chipper Trish (Cynthia Stevenson)--and also a pedophile who, in the course of the film, drugs little boys and has (off camera) sex with them.


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