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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.

philander

(fɪˈlændə)
vb
(often foll by: with) (of a man) to flirt with women
[C17: from Greek philandros fond of men, from philos loving +anēr man; used as a name for a lover in literary works]
phiˈlanderer n
phiˈlandering n, adj

phi•lan•der

(fɪˈlæn dər)

v.i.
(of a man) to make love with a woman one cannot or will not marry; carry on flirtations.
[1675–85; < Greek phílandros one who loves (of a woman, loving her husband); see philo-, andro-; later used in fiction as a proper name for a lover and appar. mistaken as “a man who loves”]
phi•lan′der•er, n.

philander


Past participle: philandered
Gerund: philandering

Imperative
philander
philander
Present
I philander
you philander
he/she/it philanders
we philander
you philander
they philander
Preterite
I philandered
you philandered
he/she/it philandered
we philandered
you philandered
they philandered
Present Continuous
I am philandering
you are philandering
he/she/it is philandering
we are philandering
you are philandering
they are philandering
Present Perfect
I have philandered
you have philandered
he/she/it has philandered
we have philandered
you have philandered
they have philandered
Past Continuous
I was philandering
you were philandering
he/she/it was philandering
we were philandering
you were philandering
they were philandering
Past Perfect
I had philandered
you had philandered
he/she/it had philandered
we had philandered
you had philandered
they had philandered
Future
I will philander
you will philander
he/she/it will philander
we will philander
you will philander
they will philander
Future Perfect
I will have philandered
you will have philandered
he/she/it will have philandered
we will have philandered
you will have philandered
they will have philandered
Future Continuous
I will be philandering
you will be philandering
he/she/it will be philandering
we will be philandering
you will be philandering
they will be philandering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been philandering
you have been philandering
he/she/it has been philandering
we have been philandering
you have been philandering
they have been philandering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been philandering
you will have been philandering
he/she/it will have been philandering
we will have been philandering
you will have been philandering
they will have been philandering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been philandering
you had been philandering
he/she/it had been philandering
we had been philandering
you had been philandering
they had been philandering
Conditional
I would philander
you would philander
he/she/it would philander
we would philander
you would philander
they would philander
Past Conditional
I would have philandered
you would have philandered
he/she/it would have philandered
we would have philandered
you would have philandered
they would have philandered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.philander - 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.philander - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentionsphilander - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
wanton - engage in amorous play
vamp - act seductively with (someone)

philander

verb
To be sexually unfaithful to another:
Translations

philander

[fɪˈlændəʳ] VIflirtear, ejercer de Don Juan (with con)

philander

vitändeln (liter)

philander

[fɪˈlændəʳ] vi (pej) to philander (with)amoreggiare (con)