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playboy

[ pley-boi ]
/ ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ /
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noun
a man who pursues a life of pleasure without responsibility or attachments, especially one who is of comfortable means.
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Origin of playboy

First recorded in 1620–30; play + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for playboy

playboy
/ (ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ) /

noun
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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