playboy

noun play·boy \ ˈplā-ˌbȯi \
|Updated on: 2 Aug 2018

Definition of playboy

: a man who lives a life devoted chiefly to the pursuit of pleasure

Examples of playboy in a Sentence

  1. She was dating a rich American playboy who was seeing two other women at the same time.

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First Known Use of playboy

1829

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  • : a man who spends most of his time doing things that give him pleasure


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