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ladies' man

A man who is able to easily woo women, especially with the aim of having sex with them. He had a reputation of being a ladies' man, so she was apprehensive about going on a date with him. Dan's become something of a ladies' man ever since he got divorced.
See also: man

ladies' man

Fig. a man who likes the company of women and whose company is liked by women, the suggestion being that he likes to flirt with them. John is a real ladies' man. He hates all-male parties. The new boss is always flirting with the women in the office. He's a bit of a ladies' man.
See also: man

ladies' man

Also lady's man. A man who enjoys and attracts the company of women. For example, Because women seemed to seek him out at parties, Brian got the reputation for being quite a ladies' man . [Late 1700s]
See also: man

a ˈladies’ man

a man who likes the company of women and is successful with them: Jim had always been a bit of a ladies’ man, and he didn’t marry until he was 45.
See also: man
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I wouldn't consider myself a ladies' man at all, far from it.
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Brett Allen,from Canterbury,Kent,has bet pounds 25 on himself achieving the feat over the next 12 months and was flattered to find that a bookmaker gave him ``generous'' odds of 100/1.He said: ``I have a bit of a reputation with some people at my university for being a ladies' man,hence the idea for the bet.''
He said, 'I have a bit of a reputation with some people at my university for being a ladies' man, hence the idea for the bet.'
Young Charlie Newton (Teresa Wright), the girl next door in a hamlet where nothing ever happens, decides to spice things up by inviting her namesake uncle (Joseph Cotten) for a visit But bon vivant Uncle Charlie turns out to be the worst kind of ladies' man, a serial strangler.
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Himes remembered him as the best storyteller and others as a ladies' man, still others as an excellent host who cooked rabbit stuffed with "hasch." He became Wright's closest friend and, after that author's untimely death, moved to East Berlin, accepting an offer to illustrate a series of American literary classics.
Abandoned, deserted, betrayed, cursing and wishing him damned, damned, burning in hell, ladies' man, womanizer, who lied in the crib to his mother!--yet she knows, while she rages, that somewhere at the end of the line of lovers down which he takes his inconstant, destined course as though passed on from one to the other until his mystery is all rubbed away and all he is meets any eye, oh she knows that a woman, a mere woman, like her, will, though numbered a thousand and four, one day touch her fingertips to his lids, will wash and perfume his blank body all over, and dress him, as she might dress her baby, her own dear baby, for his long night on the town.
A source says: "Jordan has always been a ladies' man. He's only on the beach for five minutes and there are girls scrapping over him.
New Zealand-born Mr Bray, who admitted he had been a 'ladies' man' in his younger days, said.
Renowned ladies' man Calum Best, and his good time buddies former EastEnders actor Dean Gaffney and Bill star Gary Lucy are amongst the guests for a new night of glitz and glamour at Newz Bar.