Lady-killer
Lady-killer La"dy-kill`er, n. A gallant who captivates the hearts of women. ``A renowned dandy and lady-killer.'' --Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster]

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  • lady-killer — lady killers N COUNT If you refer to a man as a lady killer, you mean that you think he is very successful at attracting women but quickly leaves them. [OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • lady-killer — lady ,killer noun count HUMOROUS a man who enjoys the fact that a lot of women think he is very attractive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lady-killer — [lād′ēkil΄ər] n. [Old Slang] a man to whom women are supposed to be irresistibly attracted …   English World dictionary

  • Lady Killer — A lady killer is a man exceptionally attractive to women. The phrase may also refer to:Films: * The Lady Killer , a 1913 silent short * Lady Killer (1933 film), a 1933 movie starring James Cagney * Gueule d amour ( Lady Killer ), a 1937 film… …   Wikipedia

  • lady-killer — [noun] womanizer, Casanova, Don Juan, heartbreaker, ladies man, libertine, philanderer, rake, roué * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a man who captivates women or who has the reputation of being fascinating to women * * * lady killing, n., adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady-killer — {n.}, {informal} 1. Any man who has strong sex appeal toward women. * /Joe is a regular lady killer./ 2. A man who relentlessly pursues amorous conquests, is successful at it, and then abandons his heartbroken victims. * /The legendary Don Juan… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lady-killer — {n.}, {informal} 1. Any man who has strong sex appeal toward women. * /Joe is a regular lady killer./ 2. A man who relentlessly pursues amorous conquests, is successful at it, and then abandons his heartbroken victims. * /The legendary Don Juan… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lady-killer — noun informal 1. Any man who has strong sex appeal toward women. Joe is a regular lady killer. 2. A man who relentlessly pursues amorous conquests, is successful at it, and then abandons his heartbroken victims. The legendary Don Juan of Spain is …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lady-killer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lady killer : singular lady killer plural lady killers humorous a man who enjoys the fact that a lot of women think he is very attractive …   English dictionary

  • lady-killer — n. a man who is very successful with women. □ Bruno is anything but a lady killer. □ We saw an old time lady killer with a close cut black mustache and everything …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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