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 attended some lectures somewhere and imagines that the devil is no match for him.
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.
I-- ah--I don't set up to be a lady-killer; but I do own that she's as devilish fond of me as she can be.
"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.
"Welcome to Keys and Gray with Wicks on TalkSport." Turns out it wasn't Walford's lady-killer David Wicks, but Wickes the DIY store.
Prince is pretty much the lady-killer. He makes those songs to seduce the ladies.
Jerusalem is a sympathetic swain, boyish and kind, but also roguish and a bit of a lady-killer, with his dandy cap and his hands in his pockets.
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.