ladies' man

or lady's man


a man who strives especially to please women and to attract their attention and admiration.

Nearby words

  1. ladies aid,
  2. ladies auxiliary,
  3. ladies' day,
  4. ladies' fingers,
  5. ladies' gallery,
  6. ladies' room,
  7. ladies'-eardrops,
  8. ladies'-earrings,
  9. ladies'-tobacco,
  10. ladies'-tresses

Origin of ladies' man

First recorded in 1775–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for ladies' man

ladies' man

lady's man


a man who is fond of, attentive to, and successful with women
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with ladies' man

ladies' man

Also lady's man. A man who enjoys and attracts the company of women. For example, Because women seemed to seek him out at parties, Brian got the reputation for being quite a ladies' man. [Late 1700s]

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