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playboy

[pley-boi] /ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a man who pursues a life of pleasure without responsibility or attachments, especially one who is of comfortable means.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; play + boy
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Examples for playboy
  • His work has appeared in rolling stone, playboy, vanity fair, esquire, and interview.
  • Through all these adventures, he became known above all as a playboy king.
British Dictionary definitions for playboy

playboy

/ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a man, esp one of private means, who devotes himself to the pleasures of nightclubs, expensive holiday resorts, female company, etc
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Slang definitions & phrases for playboy

playboy

noun

A man devoted to amusement; bon vivant; good-time charlie, man-about-town (1829+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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