womanizer

Definitions

  • Bohemian Woman
    Bohemian Woman
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n womanizer a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THE WOMAN OF CANAAN THE WOMAN OF CANAAN
woman and pie woman and pie
woman with baby wearing gaiters woman with baby wearing gaiters
A woman sleeps against a windowsill A woman sleeps against a windowsill
Woman in profile Woman in profile
woman and shoe house woman and shoe house
woman at washtub woman at washtub
three men, a woman and a hen three men, a woman and a hen

Quotations

  • Booker T. Washington
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    “The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.”
  • Helen Rowland
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    “Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her.”
  • Alphonse De Lamartine
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    “There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.”
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    “A woman's always younger than a man at equal years.”
  • Agatha Christie
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    “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you argue with a woman and win, you lose.”

Idioms

Scarlet woman - This idiom is used as a pejorative term for a sexually promiscuous woman, especially an adulteress.
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Yesterday's man or Yesterday's woman - Someone, especially a politician or celebrity, whose career is over or on the decline is yesterday's man or woman.
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Usage

In literature:

The woman and three children are no common stock.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
The Rakshasa then asked the flaming element 'Tell me, O Agni, whose wife this woman rightfully is.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
With the agility of woman, her mind jumped ahead to those little dinner-parties.
"Married Life" by May Edginton
Oh, that woman, Harry; that woman who comes here and calls me Julie!
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
There is more than one woman in a woman.
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
She is a woman, and a woman is easily duped in all things save love.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
Ellen glowed at the picture as girls do at womanly beauty.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
A married woman who keeps a private carriage is an honest woman.
"The Physiology of Marriage, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
The uneasy woman has always taken it for granted that man is happier than woman.
"The Business of Being a Woman" by Ida M. Tarbell
Even a woman cannot act to a woman, and that decided "No" from Sally had only served the more to convince her.
"Sally Bishop" by E. Temple Thurston
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In poetry:

Filled with his words of truth and right,
Her heart will break or cry:
A woman's cry bursts forth in might
Of loving agony.
"The Woman That Lifted Up Her Voice" by George MacDonald
This good woman is our mother,
For a mother's heart is hers.
All good people help each other,
All are thus God's ministers.
"Hymns and Odes for Charity Occasions VI" by John Pierpont
A woman is kneeling beside him;
A fair young head is pressed,
In the first wild passion of sorrow,
Against his aged breast.
"After All" by William Winter
I care not how these flowers may be
Beloved of man and woman;
The Broom it is the flower for me,
That groweth on the common.
"The Broom Flower" by Mary Botham Howitt
True woman of the faithful heart,
And kindly as the summer air;
A nature such as could impart
Its genial presence everywhere.
"Dead Flowers" by Alexander Anderson
But in the lovely hush of eve
Weeping I grieve the silent bills"
I heard the Poor Old Woman say
In Derry of the little hills.
"Lament for the Poets: 1916" by Francis Ledwidge

In news:

The new president is the first woman member and—therefore—its first woman president.
A Detroit woman says when she returned to her home last week after being away for a year, she found a woman living there who neighbors say has been staying in the house for a few months, MyFoxDetroit.com reported.
Man hits woman, woman bites man, man ends up in jail.
Police confirmed Friday a married couple is suspected in the killing last week of a Hercules woman after the pair were arrested in Washington state Wednesday with the woman's stolen car following an alleged month-long crime spree.
Chicago police said an Arizona woman was arrested for firing a stun gun at a woman in Bucktown so she and the victim's daughter could steal a $40,000 engagement ring .
A 23 year old Granite City woman is facing felony charges in the hit and run accident that killed an East Alton woman.
Sheriff Sgt Steve Carney says that the woman was eventually booked after an evaluation at a hospital after the jail staff initially refused to book the 29-year-old woman from Clearlake because she was pregnant and intoxicated .
Prince William County police say a Warrenton woman has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter in a crash that killed a woman and her dog.
SUMTER — Authorities say a woman shopping at a convenience store in Sumter spotted the woman who tried to kidnap her son two days before.
KOMO News reports those killed were a 59-year-old woman and a man and woman, both 44.
The woman's daughter came home from school and thought the woman was asleep.
Are we still afraid of giving a woman -- any woman -- any more power than this young nation of ours has conceded before.
A Lake Charles woman is behind bars for allegedly stealing another woman's purse.
Woman found in trash can is missing Stockton woman.
The remains of a woman found in trash can in Pleasanton in May have been identified as a missing Stockton woman, and her suspected killer has been arrested.
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In science:

Supported by research grant “Black holes and gravitational waves” of Ewha Womans University.
Kerr black holes in horizon-generating form
Heinsbroek. A woman who made the past two years very happy.
New aspects of the ddc-lemma
April Greenside, a young woman in her late-twenties, has recently started running long distance races.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
April Greenside, a young woman in her late-twenties, has recently started running.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
C.1 April, The Runner April Greenside, a young woman in her late-twenties, has recently started running long distance races.
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