Lothario definition

lō-thârē-ō
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A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.
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A man whose chief interest is seducing women.
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(chiefly literary) A seducer of women.
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A man whose chief interest is seducing, usually women.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lothario
Plural:
lotharios

Origin of lothario

  • After Lothario a character in The Fair Penitent, a play by English dramatist and poet Nicholas Rowe (1674–1718)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Lothario, seducer in the play The Fair Penitent (1703) by Nicholas Rowe

    From Wiktionary