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- n. One who plays at courtship; a fickle lover; a flirt (usually applies only to men).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who hangs about women; a male flirt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who philanders; a male flirt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
The idea that she was a prostitute or serial philanderer is nothing more than an interpretation.
To call her husband a philanderer is almost to whitewash him, for he’s used women far less sophisticated, educated, and powerful than he — women particularly susceptible to the rake’s characteristic blend of cajolery and deceit — for his sexual gratification.
My dear Helen, I do not know what is the feminine of the word philanderer – perhaps philanderess; and I assure she philanderessed with me in the most innocent but decided manner.
He suffers the risk of being labelled a philanderer and, more importantly, his wife may not take it too well.
Tiger needs to seek counsel from the other most recent big name philanderer, David Letterman, on how to best deal with these little problems life can throw at you.
Cecilia even told a journalist that the President was a 'philanderer' who spent his bachelor days between marriages bringing young women back to the Elysee Palace for 'late night karaoke sessions'.
I'm sure it was heartbreaking to hear that her husband was not only a philanderer, but that he considered his mistress to be his soulmate.
He was the son of an imperious philanderer; she was the daughter of a notorious man about town.
He is a philanderer – something men have been doing for ages.
But as Grace, the play's "New Woman," gives the final word, "Don't make a hero of a philanderer."