philander


phi·lan·der

verb \fə-ˈlan-dər\
phi·lan·deredphi·lan·der·ing\-d(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of PHILANDER

intransitive verb
of a man
:  to have casual or illicit sex with a woman or with many women; especially :  to be sexually unfaithful to one's wife
phi·lan·der·er \-dər-ər\ noun

Examples of PHILANDER

  1. <he can't seem to stop philandering, even now that he's on his fifth marriage>

Origin of PHILANDER

from obsolete philander lover, philanderer, probably from the name Philander
First Known Use: 1737

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