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1‘he had no time or inclination to philander’
womanize, have affairs affair, have an affair, flirt, dally with someone's affections, toy with someone's affections, trifle with someone's affections
informal play around, carry on, play the field, sleep around
North American informal fool around
vulgar slang screw around
rare be a carpet knight, coquet
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.