womanize

verb
wom·​an·​ize | \ ˈwu̇-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce womanize (audio) \
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

Recent Examples on the Web Naïve young newlyweds Fred and Rose (Odessa Young and Logan Lerman) are new in town and make the questionable decision take up residence with the reclusive Jackson and her womanizing hubby (Michael Stuhlbarg). Kathy Passero, cleveland, "Thrills and chills abound in the new biopic ‘Shirley’ | How to watch, streaming info," 5 June 2020 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019 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," 24 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of womanize

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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13 Jun 2020

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“Womanize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/womanize. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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