philandering


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phi·lan·der

 (fĭ-lăn′dər)
intr.v. phi·lan·dered, phi·lan·der·ing, phi·lan·ders
1. To have a sexual affair with someone who is not one's spouse or partner. Used especially of a man.
2. To have many casual sexual affairs. Used especially of a man.
3. Archaic To flirt. Used especially of a man.

[From philander, lover, from Philander, former literary name for a lover, from Greek philandros, loving or fond of men : phil-, philo-, philo- + anēr, andr-, man; see ner- in Indo-European roots.]

phi·lan′der·er n.
Translations

philandering

[fɪˈlændərɪŋ]
A. ADJque le gusta flirtear, que le gusta ejercer de Don Juan
B. Nflirteo m

philandering

nLiebeleien pl
adj her philandering husbandihr zu Seitensprüngen neigender Mann

philandering

[fɪˈlændərɪŋ] n (pej) → libertinaggio
References in classic literature ?
May you not have been philandering a little also, Monsieur Bonacieux?
But in Archer's little world no one laughed at a wife deceived, and a certain measure of contempt was attached to men who continued their philandering after marriage.
No more philandering and frills and long-distance sparring between you and me.
She stuck to it, very determined that there should be no more of that boy and girl philandering since the object of it was gone; angry with herself for having suffered from it so much in the past, furious at its having been all in vain.
Jacqueline was ready to divorce Kennedy over his many mistresses, and being fed up with his blatant philandering, she saw no other way out but to dump him.
A study of infidelity among hundreds of captive zebra finches shows that philandering tendencies can be in part inherited, says Wolfgang Forstmeier of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen, Germany.
Laura Thyme (Pam Ferris) is a former policewoman who has been abandoned by her philandering husband for a younger woman, and Rosemary Boxer (Felicity Kendal) is a plant biologist who lost her university teaching post.
SAN FERNANDO -- A 43-year-old ex-convict was ordered Friday to stand trial for murder in connection with the shooting death of her philandering boyfriend in their Northridge home.
For me, the idea of a gauche philandering adventurer works quite well.
They are divorced and Sam's mother has gone off to live in Oakland, leaving Sam behind in San Diego with her philandering father and his girlfriend Ruth, who turns out to be the most loving adult in Sam's life.
4 Nancy's best friend is the gossipy and viperish Celia (Elizabeth Perkins); Celia may come off as a bit of a harpy at first, but she's got her own problems, including rebellious daughters and a philandering husband.
But we're not sure Col's fags, booze and philandering would have gone down well with the squeaky-clean band.