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  • n. someone who seduces, especially a man who seduces a woman

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, seduces. For a female seducer, the term seductress is also used.
  • n. One who induces another to engage in sexual intercourse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who seduces; one who entices another from the path of rectitude and duty; specifically, one who, by solicitation, flattery, or promises, persuades a woman to surrender her chastity.

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

  • n. a man who takes advantage of women
  • n. a bad person who entices others into error or wrongdoing


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  • So this is how it was done, she reflected, and the word seducer flashed across her mind.

    The Scandal of the Season

  • Cleopatra the witch and seducer is near the foundations of Western literature.

    In All Her Infinite Variety

  • Johannes the seducer is a reflective aesthete, who gains sensuous delight not so much from the act of seduction but from engineering the possibility of seduction.

    Søren Kierkegaard

  • But as to the reparation to the woman, so far as it can be made, it will be determinable as the unhappy person may or may not know, that her seducer is a married man: if she knows he is, I think she neither deserves redress nor pity, though it elevate not his guilt.


  • The bloodhounds, known as the seducer, the libertine, the procurer, are upon her track; she is trembling on the frightful brink of the abyss.

    Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners A Complete Sexual Science and a Guide to Purity and Physical Manhood, Advice To Maiden, Wife, And Mother, Love, Courtship, And Marriage

  • I only know that his seducer was a deeply immoral man, very attractive externally, the youngest son of Islenyev.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • The girl who has had an illegitimate child is thought very little the worse of by her friends and her own class, especially if her seducer is a man who can afford to pay for it -- that is the grand point.

    The Toilers of the Field

  • She would never -- I am ready to make affidavit before any authority in the land -- have called her seducer "Sir," when they were living at that hotel in Wales.

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 1 (of 3), 1833-1856

  • What must increase the poignancy of his feelings upon the occasion remains to be stated -- that the seducer was his intimate friend, a young man, whom he had raised into notice in public life, and whom he had, with all that warmth and confidence of heart for which he is remarkable, introduced into his house, and trusted with his beloved wife.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 05

  • Not that he excuseth or acquitteth the seduced, because the seducer was the first cause, as some do vainly imagine; but to lay all under guilt who are concerned therein: the woman was concerned as a principal, therefore he taketh her to examination.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02


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