Last modified on 25 August 2014, at 04:47

manther

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of man and panther

NounEdit

manther (plural manthers)

  1. (North America, slang) A man of middle age who actively seeks the casual, often sexual, companionship of younger women, typically less than 35 years old; by implication a “sexual predator”.
    • 2010, Brian Griffin, The Trustafarian Handbook: A Field Guide to the Neo-Hippie Lifestyle Funded by Mom and Dad, Adams Media (2010), ISBN 9781440502156, page 195:
      Cougars and manthers (which you should have heard of by now—or you can at least intuit) are always on the hunt for the energetic, supple, and naive.
    • 2011, Dennis J. Stevens, Wicked Women: A Journey of Super Predators, iUniverse (2011), ISBN 9781450274043, page 50:
      “Jolo was a dick magnet but preferred manthers (older men who preyed on younger women) who spend lots of cash on her and me.”
    • 2012, "Picks of the week", Vancouver Courier, 20 April 2012, page A37:
      All of these questions and more will be answered when Loverboy unleashes its well-oiled, classic rock canon on a sea of sweaty cougars and manthers grinding against one another to “Turn Me Loose,” April 21 at the Commodore.

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Coordinate termsEdit

  • cougar (North America, slang)

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