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noun, Older Slang.
a foppish man who frequents bars, cafés, hotel lounges, etc., with or in search of women.
a sponger; scrounger; parasite.
(informal) an idle frequenter of places where rich or prominent people gather

noun phrase

ladies’ man

[1918+; fr the notion that such a man lounges, frequents cocktail lounges, and is as colorful, indolent, and reptilian as a lizard in the sun]


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