Main definitions of womanizing in US English:

: womanizing1womanizing2

womanizing1

(also womanising)

noun

  • 1The action of becoming or making more womanly or feminine; an instance of this.

  • 2Casual sexual or romantic encounters with women; the pursuit of this; philandering.

Main definitions of womanizing in US English:

: womanizing1womanizing2

womanizing2

(British womanising)

noun

derogatory
  • Engagement in numerous casual sexual affairs with women.

    ‘there were rumors that his womanizing had now become intolerable’

adjective

  • That engages in casual sexual or romantic encounters with women; philandering.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Ash (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian. From womanize + -ing<br>early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From womanize + -ing.

Pronunciation

womanizing

/ˈwʊmənʌɪzɪŋ/

adjective

derogatory
  • Engaging in numerous casual sexual affairs with women.

    ‘a womanizing advertising executive’