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 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 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

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First Known Use of womanize

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of womanize was circa 1586

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