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babe magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. John thinks he's such a babe magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great babe magnet.
See also: babe, magnet

chick magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. John thinks he's such a chick magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great chick magnet.
See also: chick, magnet

nerd magnet

slang Someone who seems to attract the romantic attention of a socially awkward or inept person, especially one obsessed or preoccupied with some specific, typically niche subject. Ever since I joined the high school jazz band, I turned into this major nerd magnet—all the dorky girls in there keep flocking to me in between classes! I wouldn't sign up to learn Japanese unless you want to end up a total nerd magnet.
See also: magnet, nerd

babe magnet

and chick magnet
1. n. a male who seems to attract good looking females easily. Keep your woman away from Chuck. He’s a babe magnet. Wilfred thinks he’s a chick magnet, but he only snags the dogs.
2. n. something, such as a car, that attracts good-looking females to a male. Man, I like your new chick magnet. Get any yet? He thought of a new car as a “babe magnet,” but all it drew was the repo man.
See also: babe, magnet

chick magnet

verb
See also: chick, magnet

nerd magnet

n. a girl or woman who attracts dull males. Sally is weary of dating total drips. She is a classic nerd magnet.
See also: magnet, nerd
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