Definitions

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  • adj. Womanizing, like a lady-killer.

Etymologies

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lady +‎ killing

Examples

  • According to Mr. Bundy, pornography, alcohol, the violent (aka “liberal”) media and “detective magazines” produced this necrophiliac ladykilling monster.

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  • Orwell himself - and one effect of these volumes is to emphasise just how ill he was from a relatively early stage in his life - the slightly dandyish, ladykilling side surfaces in a series of letters to a woman named Lydia

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  • But, for him, there was a useful corollary affect: Strauss found himself transformed from a nerdish, unconfident journalist into a silver-tongued Lothario, quite the equal of many of the ladykilling males he had been enjoying the company of.

  • Her casual affairs, one with a cook (John Corbett, sans the ladykilling charm he had in the series "Sex and the City"), suggest just of touch of disquiet in her person, until we witness her casual habit of self-mutilation during a restaurant break.

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  • Bourne, to my mind, simply doesn't have the staying power of Bond, whose iconic mix of ladykilling charm and cold-hearted brutality has been at the heart of the success of an incredible 22 films since 1962's Doctor No. One more film, maybe, but another 20?

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  • "Dexter") gives a wily resolve to Grace (better known in ancient times as Aphrodite) and Kristoffer Polaha deploys his shaggy charm to good effect as her son, Danny, otherwise known as Eros, the ladykilling god of love.

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