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philandering

view main entry for philanderingadjective [usually before noun] old-fashioned  /fɪˈlændərɪŋ/
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philanderer

noun [countable]

philandering

   noun [uncountable]
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philandering American English pronunciation: philanderingClick to listen to the pronunciation of philandering  noun [uncountable]Relating to unusual and unacceptable sexual behaviour: perversion, sexual abuse, bondage, masochism, sadism, pedophilia, sadomasochism, fetishism, bestiality, incest

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