Definitions

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  • n. A man whose chief interest is seducing, usually women.

Etymologies

Lothario, seducer in the play The Fair Penitent (1703) by Nicholas Rowe (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One teen lothario is intent on having sex with as many virgins as possible, despite the fact that he is HIV positive.

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  • The guy on the front has hips like a girl, less muscles than I had at that age, and looks like a teenage lothario from a bad latin soap opera.

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  • Actually, it's more of a question: how many real people do you know who ever say the word lothario in conversation?

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  • A high school kid blossoms into an online lothario, which isn't as romantic as it sounds ...

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  • But they come to the game so poorly-equipped for any real communication - between themselves and women, at least - that they surrender to the cheap joke, the guffaw between two guys at the urinal, the "boys will be boys" loopholes, and the fact that "lothario" sounds so much more fun than "slut".

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  • Apparently he thought she was concerned that he might try to make a pass at her there in the alcove of the museum, thought she was upset because he appeared to be some kind of lothario out to sweep a poor young - twenty-nine wasn't all that old - American tourist off her feet.

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  • And for a crooning lothario like Gyptian, comfort is key.

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  • This 1971 science fiction novel follows its protagonist, Dr. Thomas More a descendent of Sir Thomas More, author of Utopia, an alcoholic lapsed Catholic psychiatrist and enthusiastic lothario in a small Louisiana town called Paradise.

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  • He was a bit of a lothario, I suppose; a bit of a rogue.

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  • Based on a British fave, the US adaptation — about spin doctors at a PR firm staffed by grotesquely annoying stereotypes including the prerequisite lothario and a bitchy secretary who may actually inspire self-injuring among viewers — wants us to see Azaria's neurotic as somehow appealing.

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