Definitions

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  • n. A person who enjoys sexual variety

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Examples

  • And I wish to tell you, that while I firmly believe in the polygamous or rather varietist tendencies of the average man, nevertheless I am convinced that one of the great reasons why so many married men patronize prostitutes, or have mistresses or lady friends, is to be found in the wives themselves.

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • No matter what our moralists, who try to fit the facts to their theories instead of fitting their theories to the facts, may say, the fact remains that man is a strongly polygamous or varietist animal.

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • We now come to the last point in our discussion: the polygamous or varietist tendencies in the male versus the monogamous tendencies in the female.

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • โ€œI want to warn you,โ€ he went on, โ€œof Hildreth ... once before this has happened ... she is a varietist by nature, as I am essentially a monogamist.โ€

    Tramping on Life

  • He was what modern nomenclature calls a "contemporaneous varietist."

    Angel Island

  • "I want to warn you," he went on, "of Hildreth ... once before this has happened ... she is a varietist by nature, as I am essentially a monogamist."

    Tramping on Life An Autobiographical Narrative

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  • 1. an unorthodox person. 2. one who practices unorthodox sex.

    July 30, 2007