Definition of Philander in English :

Define Philander in English

Philander meaning in English

Meaning of Philander in English

Pronunciation of Philander in English

Philander pronunciation in English

Pronounce Philander in English


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1. philander, womanise, womanize

have amorous affairs; of men

Example Sentences:
'He has been womanizing for years'

2. butterfly, chat up, coquet, coquette, dally, flirt, mash, philander, romance

talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

Example Sentences:
'The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries'
'My husband never flirts with other women'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of philander
(intransitive; often foll by with)
(of a man) to flirt with women

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1.  Rare
a man who philanders
verb intransitive
to engage lightly in passing love affairs; make love insincerely
said of a man

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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intr.v. phi·lan·dered, phi·lan·der·ing, phi·lan·ders
1. To have a sexual affair with someone who is not one's spouse or partner. Used especially of a man.
2. To have many casual sexual affairs. Used especially of a man.
3. Archaic To flirt. Used especially of a man.

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