playgirl

noun

play·​girl ˈplā-ˌgər(-ə)l How to pronounce playgirl (audio)
: a woman who lives a life devoted chiefly to the pursuit of pleasure

Examples of playgirl in a Sentence

He's dating a rich, beautiful playgirl.
Recent Examples on the Web The night janitor and a playgirl shoplifter are trapped in a discount store with armed robbers. Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of playgirl was in 1912

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“Playgirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/playgirl. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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