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a well-known philanderer
  of a man:  to flirt and have sexual relations with a woman without any intention of marriage; or such a pattern
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  • a well-known philanderer
  • age has not slowed his philandering
  • We need to make sure the media doesn’t turn you into the evil philandering husband, because if that happens, I just think it’s all over."
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • If their philandering was being documented in a dozen ways?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • I was moved by this new idea of my grandfather, not as a paranoiac gun nut or a secretive philanderer or a man who wasn’t there for his family, but as a wandering knight who risked his life for others, living out of cars and cheap motels, stalking lethal shadows, coming home shy a few bullets and marked with bruises he could never quite explain and nightmares he couldn’t talk about.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • That Dympna Grisham has finally thrown out her cheating no-good philandering husband and—
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • May you not have been philandering a little also, Monsieur Bonacieux?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • One of the individuals he professed to admire greatly over the last two years of his life was a heavy drinker and incorrigible philanderer who regularly beat up his girlfriends.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • And all because of a bit of minor philandering.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • But we mustn’t stand philandering here.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • But the disease was not punishment enough for her nocturnal philandering.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Though, Farfrae, between you and me, as man and man, I solemnly declare that philandering with womankind has neither been my vice nor my virtue.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • For instance, suppose Mr. McAllister hadn’t got mad and called off the wedding, and Miss Love had married him despite his reputation for philandering.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • But in Archer’s little world no one laughed at a wife deceived, and a certain measure of contempt was attached to men who continued their philandering after marriage.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • He was completely cured of philandering amongst the lower classes.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • Finding philandering spouses who think rendezvousing on a different planet will keep them safe from discovery.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The doctor must have told her that Deo might have AIDS, and Sharon must be thinking the same — that he had been a philanderer back in Africa, where AIDS was mainly a heterosexual disease, or that he had been selling himself to men here in New York.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The disappointment that propels them from woman to woman gives their inconstancy a kind of romantic excuse, so that many sentimental women are touched by their unbridled philandering.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • A philanderer thinks everyone else is philandering.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • I don’t approve of the present fashion of philandering bachelors and late marriages; and I am trying to arrange something for you.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Major Barbara
  • The president’s philandering aside, unquestionably the biggest change between the Kennedy and Eisenhower administrations is in the lady of the house.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • It would not be the greatest sin to take a man who was perhaps a little coarse, or not of her social station, or who would leave her later, or philander, or die before he departed the mountains.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • And as they made their way home, he began to recite Latin verses with an Italian accent, but broke off when he saw a young girl approaching—a daughter of the town, it appeared, and not an especially pretty one—and switched with a smile to a philanderer’s tune.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • (When I look at it this way, there is much for Rose Red to be angry about, Dear Diary-we have abused her repeatedly.) I did not return immediately, for what took my breath away, what startled me to the point of swooning and nearly fainting, had nothing whatsoever to do with John’s philandering, or even his secret passages.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • Rufino’s mother, Doņa Zaida, encouraged her sons’ philandering.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Is this his reward—to turn around at the age of sixty-three and find his sons, who he loved better than his life, one a philandering bum— HAPPY: Mom!
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • A philanderer thinks everyone else is philandering.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • In fact, the Washington bureau chief for Newsweek, Ben Bradlee, a very close friend of the president’s, will forever claim to know nothing about JFK’s philandering.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • How a philanderer like you could sit in judgment on me, I’ll never understand!
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • But Jo hated ’philandering’, and wouldn’t allow it, always having a joke or a smile ready at the least sign of impending danger.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • If you had even pretended to be a forgiving Christian gentleman, I’d now be the lonely wife of a rich, stuck-up philanderer.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • JFK has long been aware that revelations about his philandering would ruin not only that carefully burnished image of him as a family man but also his political future.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • We should erect a statue out here somewhere, a scarecrow divinity who will skewer anyone philandering about between two and four.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Perhaps worst of all, however, Aristotle Onassis is a known philanderer.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • It serves me right! what business had I to put on all my best things and come philandering down here, hoping to see the Professor?
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Those charges came at a time when Lawford had lost his acting career to philandering, drinking, and drugs—and remain unproven.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And don’t you go off philandering with those other girls, because I’m mighty jealous," came the incredible words from red lips with a dimple on each side; and briskly black lashes swept demurely over green eyes.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • It’s fun to watch other people philander, but I should feel like a fool doing it myself," said Jo, looking alarmed at the thought.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
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