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  1. (noun, person) a successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his sexual relationships with women

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Alternate forms of Lothario

Hypernyms: philanderer, womaniser, womanizer

Origin of the word Lothario

  1. "lady-killer," 1756, from principal male character of Nicholas Rowe's "The Fair Penitent" (1703). The name is the It. form of O.H.G. Hlothari, Hludher (whence Ger. Luther), lit. "famous warrior," from O.H.G. lut (see loud) + heri "host, army." more

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