ladies' man

noun

variants or less commonly lady's man
: a man who shows a marked fondness for the company of women or is especially attentive to women

Examples of ladies' man in a Sentence

He considered himself a real ladies' man.
Recent Examples on the Web The ladies' man always wore a suit and lived his life by the bro code (Article 1: Bros before Hoes). Diane J. Cho, Peoplemag, 20 Feb. 2024 The narrative is rooted in Carell as a divorcee learning to be a ladies' man from Gosling — but the two end up learning much from each other about being better lovers and better men. Chris Snellgrove, EW.com, 5 Oct. 2023 The beer-loving ladies' man leaves behind Rocky and his twin brother Rodney, stepchildren and an unofficial daughter named Melissa. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 22 June 2023 He was definitely known as a ladies' man. CBS News, 15 Oct. 2022 Oh my God, this guy's a ladies' man. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, 11 Jan. 2022 Shep Rose Charleston's resident ladies' man hasn't really changed much since the show premiered; Rose still parties with his castmates and has fun with the ladies. Diane J. Cho, Peoplemag, 25 Jan. 2023 Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and real ladies' man. Chaise Sanders, Country Living, 20 Jan. 2023 Viewers all know Fonzie (Henry Winkler) as a tough, leather jacket-loving ladies' man. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 13 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ladies' man was in 1784

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Cite this Entry

“Ladies' man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladies%27%20man. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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