womanize wom"an*ize, v. i. To seek the company of women with unusual frequency, especially for purposes of sexual intimacy.

Syn: womanise. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Womanize — Wom an*ize, v. t. To make like a woman; to make effeminate. [Obs.] V. Knox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • womanize — (v.) 1590s, to make effeminate, from WOMAN (Cf. woman) + IZE (Cf. ize). Sense of to chase women, to go wenching is attested from 1893. Related: Womanized; womanizer; womanizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • womanize — (Amer.) wom·an·ize || wÊŠmÉ™naɪz v. chase women; commit adultery; make or turn effeminate (also womanise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • womanize — (also womanise) ► VERB ▪ (of a man) enter into numerous casual sexual relationships with women. DERIVATIVES womanizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • womanize — [woom′ənīz΄] vt. womanized, womanizing to make effeminate vi. to be sexually promiscuous with women womanizer n …   English World dictionary

  • womanize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1593 transitive verb to make effeminate intransitive verb to pursue casual sexual relationships with multiple women • womanizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • womanize — /woom euh nuyz /, v., womanized, womanizing. v.t. 1. to make effeminate. v.i. 2. to pursue or court women habitually. Also, esp. Brit., womanise. [1585 95; WOMAN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • womanize — verb To seduce women, especially lecherously …   Wiktionary

  • womanize — Synonyms and related words: be promiscuous, castrate, chase women, commit adultery, debauch, demasculinize, dissipate, effeminate, effeminatize, effeminize, emasculate, fool around, fornicate, geld, grovel, mess around, philander, play around,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • womanize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. feminize; slang, philander, chase after women. See female, impurity. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To be sexually unfaithful to another: philander. Informal: cheat, fool around, mess around, play… …   English dictionary for students

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