womanize

verb
wom·an·ize | \ˈwu̇-mə-ˌnīz \
womanized; womanizing

Definition of womanize 

transitive verb

: to make effeminate

intransitive verb

: to pursue casual sexual relationships with multiple women

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Other Words from womanize

womanizer noun

Examples of womanize in a Sentence

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Her mother sent Kusama to spy on her womanizing father, as the Washington Post has reported. Steven Litt, cleveland.com, "Kusama 'Infinity Mirrors' show in Toronto offers preview of what's coming to Cleveland (photos)," 6 May 2018 In fact, Warren Beatty’s character in 1975’s Shampoo was reportedly based on Sebring’s womanizing ways. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "This Hollywood Playboy Was L.A.’s First Celebrity Hairstylist," 25 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of womanize

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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womanish

womanism

womanity

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womankind

womanlike

womanly

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