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Lothario

Line breaks: Lo|thario
Pronunciation: /ləˈθɛːrɪəʊ
 
, -ˈθɑː-/

Definition of Lothario in English:

noun (plural Lotharios)

A man who behaves selfishly and irresponsibly in his sexual relationships with women: they are seduced by a handsome Lothario who gains control of their financial affairs
More example sentences
  • Housed in a magnificent villa, with a splendid garden, cool terrace bar and three dance floors inside, it's been attracting local Romeo's and Lotharios and wide-eyed tourists since the glorious days of La Dolce Vita.
  • As a result, many lead dual lives - they're partying Lotharios in D.C. and family men at home.
  • The only problem is that it can be hard to tell the politicos from the Lotharios.

Origin

from a character in Rowe's Fair Penitent (1703).

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