Lo·thar·i·o also lo·thar·i·o (lō-thârē-ō)
n. pl. Lo·thar·i·os also lo·thar·i·os
A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.
[After Lothario, a character in The Fair Penitent, a play by English dramatist and poet Nicholas Rowe (1674-1718).]
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