lady-killer

noun
la·​dy-kill·​er | \ ˈlā-dē-ˌki-lər How to pronounce lady-killer (audio) \

Definition of lady-killer

: a man who is extremely attractive to women

First Known Use of lady-killer

1769, in the meaning defined above

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