see also: Playboy
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpleɪbɔɪ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpleɪˌbɔɪ/

playboy (plural playboys)

  1. A single man, especially a wealthy one, who devotes himself to a life of leisure and pleasure, often sexual, without commitments or responsibilities.
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Proper noun
  1. A brand of adult magazines introduced in the United States.
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playboy (plural playboys)

  1. A Playboy magazine.


  1. Pertaining to a hedonistic philosophy and idealized women with exaggerated sexual characteristics.
    • a. 2006, Timothy 'Speed' Levitch, "Wall Street: The Story of What Happened to Our Intimacy", in Alan Kaufman, The Outlaw Bible of American Essays, page 48
      There is more history of New York City in a Playboy centerfold than in the entire Encyclopedia of New York or any other academic study of the place.

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