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English definition of “forbidden fruit”

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forbidden fruit

literary
something, especially something sexual, that is even more attractive because it is not allowed: He was always drawn to other men's wives - the forbidden fruit.
Translations of “forbidden fruit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指性的)禁果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指性的)禁果…
(Definition of forbidden fruit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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