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lady's man

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lady's man

Plural
lady's men

lady's man (lady's men)
  1. (idiomatic) A man who attracts women and enjoys their company.
    • 1850, Herman Melville, White Jacket, ch. 42,
      This promenading was chiefly patronised by the marines, and particularly by Colbrook, a remarkably handsome and very gentlemanly corporal among them. He was a complete lady's man; with fine black eyes, bright red cheeks, glossy jet whiskers, and a refined organisation of the whole man.
  2. (idiomatic) A womanizer.
    • 2008, "Klimt And The Golden Art Of Vienna," cbsnews.com, 9 Mar. (retrieved 4 Sep. 2008),
      He was the most celebrated portrait painter of his day, a notorious ladies man, obsessed with women, pale beauties dressed in extravagant gowns . . . or nothing at all.

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