a man who pursues a life of pleasure without responsibility or attachments, especially one who is of comfortable means.

1620–30; play + boy Unabridged
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playboy (ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ)
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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Example sentences 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.
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