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hit and run guy:

1. A promiscuous man who abhors romantic involvements and sentimentality; also known as a bing-bang-thank-you-ma'am kind of guy . See philanderer for synonyms.

2. Earlier in this century the designation applied to a ladies'-man , a lover-boy only interested in casual romances.


(1) Jerry 'Babe' Stewart (Clark Gable) to his ex-girlfriend in No man of Her Own (1932): ' You know I'm a hit and run guy . Never gonna have to comb a girl out of my hair. I'm free, see? And ankle chains give me the jitters .'

(2) Capt. John Pringle (John Lund) to Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur) in A Foreign Affair (1948): 'I'm just a hit and run boy , the kind you want is the kind you marry .'

See Also: hit and run guy, hit-and-runner, strike out

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