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womanize

[ woom-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈwʊm əˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), wom·an·ized, wom·an·iz·ing.

to make effeminate.

verb (used without object), wom·an·ized, wom·an·iz·ing.

to pursue or court women habitually.

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Also especially British, wom·an·ise .

Origin of womanize

First recorded in 1585–95; woman + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for womanize

womanize

womanise

/ (ˈwʊməˌnaɪz) /

verb

(intr) (of a man) to indulge in many casual affairs with women; philander
(tr) to make effeminate
womanizer or womaniser, nounwomanizing or womanising, noun, adjective
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