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Definition of "lady-killer" [la•dy-kill•er]

  • Slang A man reputed to be exceptionally attractive to and often ruthless with women. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lady-killer" in a sentence
  • "Of all unlikely things, to have the reputation of being a lady-killer, -- he, Burning Daylight, -- and to have a woman kill herself out of love for him."
  • "The stuff you read about me in the papers and books, about me being a lady-killer, is all wrong."
  • "And of course there can never be enough of Neil Patrick Harris in self-mocking, lady-killer mode."