[oftenl-]Chiefly Literary a seducer of women
Origin of Lotharioname of young rake in Nicholas Rowe's play The Fair Penitent (1703)
nounpl. Lo·thar·i·os, also lo·thar·i·os
A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.
Origin of LotharioAfter Lothario a character in The Fair Penitent, a play by English dramatist and poet Nicholas Rowe (1674-1718)
Lothario, seducer in the play The Fair Penitent (1703) by Nicholas Rowe