[ ley-dee-kil-er ]
/ ˈleɪ diˌkɪl ər /

noun Informal.

a man who is irresistible to women or has the reputation for being so.


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Origin of lady-killer

First recorded in 1805–15

OTHER WORDS FROM lady-killer

la·dy-kill·ing, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for lady-killer



informal a man who is, or thinks he is, irresistibly fascinating to women

Derived forms of lady-killer

lady-killing, noun, adjective
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