lady-killer


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la·dy-kill·er

(lā′dē-kĭl′ər)
n. Slang
A man considered to be extremely attractive to women.

lady-killer

n
informal a man who is, or thinks he is, irresistibly fascinating to women
ˈlady-ˌkilling n, adj

la′dy-kill`er



n. Informal.
a man who is irresistible to women or has the reputation for being so.
[1805–15]
la′dy-kill`ing, n., adj.
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lady-killer

noun
Slang. A man who philanders:
Slang: wolf.
Idioms: man on the make, skirt chaser.
References in classic literature ?
You know that sort of tradesman's son, a dandy and lady-killer.
He cocked a white wide-awake coquettishly upon his head - the habit of the lady-killer clung to him; and Esther had already thrown on her hat, and was ready, while he was still studying the result in a mirror: the carbuncle had somewhat painfully arrested his attention.
Of all unlikely things, to have the reputation of being a lady-killer,--he, Burning Daylight,--and to have a woman kill herself out of love for him.
Wicked City" is, at its core, a police procedural, one in which a cynical cop, Jack Roth (Jeremy Sisto), tracks a murderer who is a charismatic lady-killer operating on the Sunset Strip of the '80s.
The 'Harry Potter' star has been dating production assistant girlfriend Rosie Coker for almost two years and admits he's glad he no longer thinks of himself as a lady-killer.
Turns out it wasn't Walford's lady-killer David Wicks, but Wickes the DIY store.
Grizzled loner Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell) is a lady-killer, literally, but he bites off more than he can chew when he selects his latest victims - Abernathy (Rosario Dawson), Kim (Tracie Thoms), Lee (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Zoe (Zoe Bell), who also know all about driving with intent to kill.
But did his very lengthy history as a lady-killer bother her?
Lloyd the lady-killer is still more showman than singer, and former Destiny's Child Rowland delivered a two-song set that barely heated up before she bolted.
Dahl looked the part of a lady-killer with long, piratical locks, leather britches and a blousy white shirt.
The rest of us will have to settle for a taste of his infamous charms in this new show featuring the lady-killer.
It looked very old and battered - which is no surprise considering Farrell's reputation as a lady-killer.