man-about-town

noun
\ ˌman-ə-ˌbau̇t-ˈtau̇n How to pronounce man-about-town (audio) \
plural men-about-town\ ˌmen-​ə-​ˌbau̇t-​ˈtau̇n How to pronounce man-about-town (audio) \

Definition of man-about-town

: a worldly and socially active man

First Known Use of man-about-town

1734, in the meaning defined above

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“Man-about-town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man-about-town. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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man-about-town

noun

English Language Learners Definition of man-about-town

somewhat old-fashioned : a man who goes to many popular parties, clubs, etc.

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