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Definition of skirt-chaser in English:

noun

informal
A man who pursues women amorously and is fickle in his affections: Conrad had been a skirt-chaser and a dandy
More example sentences
  • Like many other men who are unrepentant skirt-chasers, he appears to hold women in an awkward place between reverence, fear, and contempt.
  • Besides, Robinson was supposed to have been one of the most incorrigible skirt-chasers of his time.
  • Smitten with Angel, a high-maintenance diva, Troy vows to relinquish the life of a skirt-chaser if only he can get Angel in his arms.

Derivatives

skirt-chasing

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noun
Example sentences
  • Any woman who has spent 10 years with a skirt-chasing drunk already knows what it feels like.
  • Corey Johnson brings out the perennial boyishness of the boozing, skirt-chasing, hopelessly lost Alan.
  • You would think he was all for sports, skirt-chasing or wild partying, or something to that effect.

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