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wom·an·iz·er

 (wo͝om′ə-nī′zər)
n.
A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.

wom′an·ize′ v.

womanize

(ˈwʊməˌnaɪz) or

womanise

vb
1. (intr) (of a man) to indulge in many casual affairs with women; philander
2. (tr) to make effeminate
ˈwomanˌizer, ˈwomanˌiser n
ˈwomanˌizing, ˈwomanˌising n, adj

wom•an•ize

(ˈwʊm əˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make effeminate.
v.i.
2. to pursue or court women habitually.
[1585–95]

womanize


Past participle: womanized
Gerund: womanizing

Imperative
womanize
womanize
Present
I womanize
you womanize
he/she/it womanizes
we womanize
you womanize
they womanize
Preterite
I womanized
you womanized
he/she/it womanized
we womanized
you womanized
they womanized
Present Continuous
I am womanizing
you are womanizing
he/she/it is womanizing
we are womanizing
you are womanizing
they are womanizing
Present Perfect
I have womanized
you have womanized
he/she/it has womanized
we have womanized
you have womanized
they have womanized
Past Continuous
I was womanizing
you were womanizing
he/she/it was womanizing
we were womanizing
you were womanizing
they were womanizing
Past Perfect
I had womanized
you had womanized
he/she/it had womanized
we had womanized
you had womanized
they had womanized
Future
I will womanize
you will womanize
he/she/it will womanize
we will womanize
you will womanize
they will womanize
Future Perfect
I will have womanized
you will have womanized
he/she/it will have womanized
we will have womanized
you will have womanized
they will have womanized
Future Continuous
I will be womanizing
you will be womanizing
he/she/it will be womanizing
we will be womanizing
you will be womanizing
they will be womanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been womanizing
you have been womanizing
he/she/it has been womanizing
we have been womanizing
you have been womanizing
they have been womanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been womanizing
you will have been womanizing
he/she/it will have been womanizing
we will have been womanizing
you will have been womanizing
they will have been womanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been womanizing
you had been womanizing
he/she/it had been womanizing
we had been womanizing
you had been womanizing
they had been womanizing
Conditional
I would womanize
you would womanize
he/she/it would womanize
we would womanize
you would womanize
they would womanize
Past Conditional
I would have womanized
you would have womanized
he/she/it would have womanized
we would have womanized
you would have womanized
they would have womanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.womanize - have amorous affairs; of men; "He has been womanizing for years"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
2.womanize - to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to; "This hairdo feminizes the man"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

womanize

verb
To be sexually unfaithful to another:
Translations

womanize

[ˈwʊmənaɪz] VIdedicarse a la caza de mujeres

womanize

[ˈwʊmənaɪz] womanise (British) vicourir le jupon

womanize

vihinter den Frauen her sein; this womanizing will have to stopdie Frauengeschichten müssen aufhören; young men out for an evening’s womanizingjunge Männer, die ausziehen, um sich mit Mädchen zu amüsieren

womanize

[ˈwʊmənaɪz] vicorrere dietro alle donne
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The way Clinton manages to outslick his adversaries, smooth-talk his constituents, and womanize while he's at it puts him squarely in a celebrated African-American tradition of tricksters and players.
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