See more synonyms for womanize on Thesaurus.com 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.
Also especially British, wom·an·ise.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for womanized
A softening shade has womanized the bold brow of Madge, and her red lip has a more subdued tint.
The Good Eggs went up to London and got drunk; and if they womanized no one must know anything about it.
British Dictionary definitions for womanized
Derived Formswomanizer or womaniser, nounwomanizing or womanising, noun, adjective
- (intr) (of a man) to indulge in many casual affairs with women; philander
- (tr) to make effeminate
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Word Origin and History for womanized
1590s, "to make effeminate," from woman + -ize. Sense of "to chase women, to go wenching" is attested from 1893. Related: Womanized; womanizer; womanizing.
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