Definition of ladykiller in English:

ladykiller

Pronunciation /ˈlādēˌkilər/ /ˈleɪdiˌkɪlər/

Translate ladykiller into Spanish

noun

informal
  • A charming man who is very attractive to women.

    • ‘he has a reputation as a real ladykiller’
    • ‘Downtrodden Sophie works in a hat shop and one day meets the a charming ladykiller.’
    • ‘The word ‘dull,’ as you use it, is often code for a guy who is not a ladykiller.’
    • ‘‘Dollar a day, dime a dance’ was the slogan used to characterize the mentality of these sharp-dressing ladykillers who squandered their meager earnings on recreation.’
    • ‘Even while we talk he slips in and out of character - there's the faintly aristocratic old thespian; the serious, considered conversationalist, each punctuated by flashes of the ladykiller he decidedly still is.’
    • ‘He had a great reputation as a ladykiller.’
    • ‘He is more like the indomitable Sherlock Holmes in temperament and ability than the suave ladykiller James Bond.’
    • ‘Its central character's evolution as a ladykiller prompts a series of hilarious scenes that flaunt the director's winning ear for dialogue.’
    • ‘The rather startled man who crashes into the Soho cafe just after 11am looks anything but a ladykiller.’
    • ‘He becomes a chiselled ladykiller in polished brogues and a sharp linen suit.’
    • ‘But on stage, he is a buttery-smooth-voiced ladykiller.’
    • ‘I've discovered that my 7 year old son is a ladykiller.’
    • ‘This time around he chops his locks to play Will, on the surface a ladykiller, but really just a big kid with too many toys and spare hours.’
    • ‘What Bond certainly is is a very good lover - which is not the same as saying he is a ladykiller.’
    • ‘Nick, ostensibly in town to interview for a position at NYU, knows that Roger is a ‘ladies' man’ and has looked him up to learn the ropes, as it were, of the ladykiller trade.’
    • ‘The kid with the blissful smile had grown into this tall, handsome, blonde ladykiller and he'd duded himself up in the coolest of new rags, including one of those trendy sport coats with sleeves you could roll up.’
    philanderer, ladies' man, playboy, rake, roué, loose-liver, Don Juan, Lothario, Casanova, Romeo