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PHILANDERER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does philanderer mean? 

PHILANDERER (noun)
  The noun PHILANDERER has 1 sense:

1. a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them

  Familiarity information: PHILANDERER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PHILANDERER (noun)


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Meaning:

A man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

philanderer; womaniser; womanizer

Hypernyms ("philanderer" is a kind of...):

debauchee; libertine; rounder (a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained)

adult male; man (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "philanderer"):

Casanova (any man noted for his amorous adventures)

Don Juan (any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman))

Lothario (a successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his sexual relationships with women)

masher; skirt chaser; wolf; woman chaser (a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women)


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