See also: skirt-chaser

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skirt chaser (plural skirt chasers)

  1. (idiomatic) A man with amorous intentions who habitually seeks out female companionship.
    Synonyms: womanizer; see also Thesaurus:libertine
    • 1943 July 19, “The New Pictures”, in Time[1], archived from the original on 14 December 2008:
      Heaven Can Wait (20th Century-Fox) is a lengthy but frequently funny life history of an old New York skirt chaser (Don Ameche) from his brownstone puberty to his overripe old age.
    • 1958, Robert Bloch, That Hell-Bound Train:
      That was the train the drunks and the sinners rode—the gambling men and the grifters, the big-time spenders, the skirt-chasers, and all the jolly crew.
    • 2008 March 31, Anand Giridharadas, “Flirting by Text Message, Indians Test Social Limits”, in New York Times[2], retrieved 27 October 2012:
      He is an irrepressible flirt: a skirt chaser who claims to pursue three women at a time.

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