Britney Spears
Womanizer
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Original Translation of Slang

Superstar,
Where you from, how's it goin'?
I know you
Gotta clue, whatcha doin'
You can play brand new to all the other chicks out here
But I know what you are, what you are, baby

Superstar,
Where are you from, and how are things with you?
I know you.
I understand what you're doing.
Other women who have never met you may be fooled by you,
but I know what you are, baby

Look at you
Gettin' more than just a re-up
Baby, you
Got all the puppets with their strings up
Fakin' like a good one, but I call 'em like I see 'em
I know what you are, what you are, baby

Look at you:
You're not just getting more sex.
Baby, you
have total control over women, as if they were puppets and you were the puppeteer.
You do a good job of pretending you are something else, but I am honest and straightforward in stating my opinions.
I know what you are, baby.

CHORUS
Womanizer
Woman-womanizer
You're a womanizer
Oh womanizer
Oh you're a womanizer, baby
You-you-you are
You-you-you are
Womanizer, womanizer, womanizer

Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are
Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are

You got me goin'
You're oh-so charmin'
But I can't do it
You womanizer

Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are
Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are

You say I'm crazy
I got your crazy
You're nothing but
A womanizer

 

 

CHORUS
Womanizer,
woman-womanizer,
you're a womanizer.
Oh, womanizer,
oh, you're a womanizer, baby.
You are--
you are
a womanizer.

Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.
Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.

You make me feel excited.
You're very charming.
But I can't fall in love with you,
You womanizer.

Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.
Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.

You say I'm crazy.
I know what crazy is.
You're nothing but
a womanizer.

Daddy-O
You got the swagger of champion
Too bad for you
Just can't find the right companion
I guess when you have one too many, makes it hard
It could be easy
Who you are, that's who you are, baby

  Man,
you have the swagger of champion.
It's unfortunate for you
that you just can't find the right companion.
I guess when you have one too many women, that makes it hard.
It could be easy,
but that's just who you are. That's who you are, baby.
Lollipop
Must mistake me--you're the sucker

To think that I
Would be a victim not another
Say it, play it how you wanna
But no way I'm ever gonna fall for you
Never you, baby

CHORUS
  Sweet one,
you are mistaken about me. You are the fool, not me,
if you think that I
would be a victim--well, I won't be.
You can say and do whatever you want,
But I will certainly never fall in love with you,
never you, baby

CHORUS

Maybe if we both lived in a different world
It would be all good, and maybe I could be ya girl
But I can't 'cause we don't
You--

CHORUS

Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are
Boy, don't try to front, I-I know just-just what you ah-ah-are

Womanizer
Woman-womanizer
You're a womanizer
Oh womanizer
Oh you're a womanizer baby

Maybe if we both lived in a different world
it would be all good, and maybe I could be your girlfriend,
but I can't because we don't,
you--

CHORUS

Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.
Boy, don't try to pretend, because I know just what you are.

Womanizer,
woman-womanizer,
you're a womanizer.
Oh, womanizer,
oh, you're a womanizer, baby.

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re-up
drug slang: to get more drugs after you have consumed or nearly consumed your current supply.

womanizer
Standard English: a man who has a lot of casual sexual relationships with women.

Daddy-O
This old-fashionied term, originally used in the 1930s (and strongly associated with cool people from that era who loved jazz music) can mean man or boyfriend, depending on the context.

Lollipop, must mistake me--you're the sucker
This is a reference to songs such as Candy Shop, by 50 Cent and Lollipop, by Little Wayne, which takes advantage of double meanings. In those songs, the men use lollipop as a synonym for penis and offer women the chance to lick it. Spears (or perhaps more accurately songwriters Nikesha Briscoe and Rafael Akinyemi) changes the metaphor by saying the man is a sucker (a fool), not a sexy lollipop. Sucker, a synonym for lollipop, comes from the idea of an innocent baby, sucking at its mother's breast.

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