Lothario

[ loh-thair-ee-oh ]
/ loʊˈθɛər iˌoʊ /

noun, plural Lo·thar·i·os.

(sometimes lowercase) a man who obsessively seduces and deceives women.

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Origin of Lothario

after the young seducer in Nicholas Rowe's play The Fair Penitent (1703)

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Lothario
/ (ləʊˈθɑːrɪˌəʊ) /

noun plural -os

(sometimes not capital) a rake, libertine, or seducer

Word Origin for Lothario

C18: after a seducer in Nicholas Rowe's tragedy The Fair Penitent (1703)
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