Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who philanders; a male flirt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare One who hangs about women; a male flirt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who plays at courtship; a fickle lover; a flirt (usually applies only to men).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them

Etymologies

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From philander (“lover”) +‎ -er, from Ancient Greek φίλανδρος (philandros), from φίλος (philos, "love") + ἀνήρ (anēr, "man").

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