man-about-town

noun \ ˌman-ə-ˌbau̇t-ˈtau̇n \

Definition of man-about-town

plural men-about-town play \ˌmen-\
: a worldly and socially active man

First Known Use of man-about-town

1734


MAN-ABOUT-TOWN Defined for English Language Learners

man-about-town

noun

Definition of man-about-town for English Language Learners

  • : a man who goes to many popular parties, clubs, etc.


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