Philander meaning

fĭ-lăndər
A man who philanders.
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To regularly enter into casual love affairs.
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A South American opossum, bare-tailed woolly opossum, Caluromys philander aka Didelphis philander.
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An Australian bandicoot, greater bilby or bilby, Macrotis lagotis aka Perameles lagotis.
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To make love to women; to play the male flirt.
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Philander is to have many passing love affairs.

Trying to have sex with many different people is an example of philander.

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To have a sexual affair with someone who is not one's spouse or partner. Used especially of a man.
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To have many casual sexual affairs. Used especially of a man.
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To flirt. Used especially of a man.
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Origin of philander

  • From philander lover from Philander former literary name for a lover from Greek philandros loving or fond of men phil-, philo- philo- anēr andr- man ner-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Ancient Greek φίλανδρος (philandros, “loving men"), from φιλία (philia, “love") and ἀνδρός (andros), genitive case of ἀνήρ (anÄ“r, “man").

    From Wiktionary