Definition of womanize in English:

womanize

(also womanise)

verb

[NO OBJECT]derogatory
  • (of a man) engage in numerous casual sexual affairs with women.

    ‘he drank, gambled, and womanized compulsively’
    ‘his lavish lifestyle and prodigious womanizing became infamous’
    • ‘Dexter also addresses the rumors of his father's womanizing by saying, he was human with all the foibles and shortcomings of any mortal, yet he denies any real tomcatting around on his father's part.’
    • ‘Despite the arrangement, Joan and Philip seem passionately happy, until Joan discovers Philip's womanizing and is driven to ‘mad’ jealousy.’
    • ‘She retired to bed for two decades, while the husband womanized.’
    • ‘The rush to remove Estrada is bound up with broader issues than the accusations of corruption or with the moral condemnations of his own self-confessed drinking, gambling and womanising.’
    • ‘Not only is Jimmy adulterous, alcoholic, womanizing, and guilty of incest, he has astonishing contempt for his wife.’
    • ‘Greene resigned due to the controversy in September 2002, admitted he had a problem with womanizing and promptly disappeared.’
    • ‘Sébastien's disapproval surrounds his father's womanising ways and the hurt he caused his mother.’
    • ‘Marcus' younger brother Barnaby was a bachelor hell bent on a lifetime of booze, gambling, and womanizing.’
    • ‘Over the years he has gambled, drunk, womanised and harassed his way into the headlines.’
    • ‘He gambles, he drinks too much and he womanises on a scale to rival Casanova!’
    • ‘‘These so-called journalists have fabricated a story about Antonio gambling and womanising,’ reads one diary entry.’
    • ‘For starters, it has an unlikable protagonist, a man who lies, steals, womanizes, drinks, daydreams and generally epitomizes uselessness.’
    • ‘Angry, he went back to Moscow and once again engaged in a life of revelry, drinking, gambling and womanizing.’
    • ‘Her husband Eric, once a hotshot director, now spends his days gambling, womanizing, and lying to Lisa.’
    • ‘Once again this can be bought on by favourites such as women, finances, mother in laws, lost youth or sudden realisation of flaws such as gambling, alcoholism, womanising, and so on.’
    • ‘She makes it clear that her attraction to women was in part a reaction to the chauvinism she witnessed as a girl: her mother's courage diminished by her father's tantrums and jealousy, his drinking and womanizing.’
    • ‘Drinking, gambling and womanising sometimes landed him in trouble.’
    • ‘Some say that she killed herself because she could not take her husband's deeds like gambling and womanizing so she just shot herself one night.’
    • ‘Sitsili plays Zep, an abusive husband whose life is consumed with work, womanising and giving his wife grief.’
    • ‘‘I'd be a millionaire if I did not squander my money on gambling and womanizing when I was younger,’ he said.’
    womanize, philander, have affairs affair, have an affair, flirt, dally, toy with someone's affections, trifle with someone's affections
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Pronunciation

womanize

/ˈwʊmənʌɪz/