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  • n. Plural form of lady-killer.


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  • Forget lady-killers, in this latest installment in the Sex franchise, the ladies are the ones breaking hearts ... which gets awkward when the attendants have to unearth them from under the corpses during their regular medication-rounds!

    Jilly Gagnon: Future Sex and the City Sequels

  • Ostensibly raffish single men—real lady-killers—have been mooning over moms forever.

    Life As We Know It

  • Then, comparing the Countess with the new beauty, made so attractive by a touch of mystery, the Baron fell a prey to the detestable self-interest common to adventurous lady-killers; he hesitated between a fortune within his grasp and the indulgence of his caprice.

    Domestic Peace

  • Speaking of lady-killers, you're pals with Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

    Meet Mrs. Robinson

  • Add in Nash's (think of the late 40s early 50s Nash hood ornaments, beautiful women with wings) looks and charm, and oh boy, these guys're gonna be lady-killers.

    dogsolitude Diary Entry

  • Beaux, bucks, lady-killers, Johnnies, -- all these terms have been applied at different periods to the self-proclaimed fascinator of women, and to-day we will use some one, any of them, rather than that abomination, -- masher.

    Stage Confidences

  • He was an acknowledged flirt; a regular knave of Hearts; and yet totally unlike those professional lady-killers who carry their smooth chins so very high above their would-be rivals in fashionable drawing-rooms.

    The Doctor's Daughter

  • The lady-killers and men of pleasure will scorn it, for it exposes many of their claims and vices, which they labor to hide with glittering veils of dazzling sophisms.

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy.

  • "He's got it bad this time," said Snorky, remembering that they had a reputation as lady-killers to maintain.

    Skippy Bedelle His Sentimental Progress From the Urchin to the Complete Man of the World

  • Eden; lady-killers with exaggerated square shoulders, wearing bright neckties, their predatory instincts alert, hovered about in eager search of adventure.

    The Dwelling Place of Light — Volume 1


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