noun, plural Lo·thar·i·os.
Origin of Lothario
Examples from the Web for lothario
Later, his turn as a lothario in the box office hit Crazy Stupid Love made him even more swoon-worthy.
We have a fantasy that Don Draper is a lothario who can go out and get any woman that he wants.
How this middle-aged Lothario chanced to meet the Rhode Island belle, no one knows.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
This young gentleman seems to be quite a Lothario, and knows all the girls about here.Sport in Abyssinia|Dermot Mayo
Lothario hears her words and proves his devotion by setting fire to the theatre while the performance is in progress.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
Our friend was called to breakfast by the boy: he found the abb waiting in the hall; Lothario, it appeared, had ridden out.Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before Theresa's answer came to hand, Lothario sent for our friend.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.|Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
British Dictionary definitions for lothario
noun plural -os
Word Origin for Lothario
Word Origin and History for lothario
masc. proper name, Italian form of Old High German Hlothari, Hludher (whence German Luther, French Lothaire), literally "famous warrior," from Old High German lut (see loud) + heri "host, army" (see harry (v.)). As a characteristic name for a lady-killer, 1756, from the name of the principal male character of Nicholas Rowe's "The Fair Penitent" (1703).