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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playboy, man-about-town, Corinthiannoun

    a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure


  1. playboynoun

    A man who does not work, but devotes himself to a life of pleasure, often sexual, without commitments or responsibilities.

  2. Playboynoun

    A Playboy magazine.

  3. Playboyadjective

    Pertaining to a hedonistic philosophy and idealized women with exaggerated sexual characteristics.

  4. Playboynoun

    A brand of adult magazines introduced in the United States.


  1. Playboy

    Playboy is an American men's magazine that features photographs of nude women as well as journalism and fiction. It was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner and his associates, and funded in part by a $1,000 loan from Hefner's mother. The magazine has grown into Playboy Enterprises, Inc., with a presence in nearly every medium. Playboy is one of the world's best known brands. In addition to the flagship magazine in the United States, special nation-specific versions of Playboy are published worldwide. The magazine has a long history of publishing short stories by notable novelists such as Arthur C. Clarke, Ian Fleming, Vladimir Nabokov, Chuck Palahniuk, P. G. Wodehouse and Margaret Atwood. With a regular display of full-page color cartoons, it became a showcase for notable cartoonists, including Jack Cole, Eldon Dedini, Jules Feiffer, Shel Silverstein, Erich Sokol and Rowland B. Wilson. Playboy features monthly interviews of notable public figures, such as artists, architects, economists, composers, conductors, film directors, journalists, novelists, playwrights, religious figures, politicians, athletes and race car drivers. The magazine generally reflects a liberal editorial stance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Playboy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Playboy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Playboy in a Sentence

  1. Danielle Lupo:

    I want to emphasize how I’ve never felt more loved and respected as a woman working for Hugh Hefner Playboy than in any other job I’ve had in my life, i hope people do n’t see Playboy in such a negative light when it has changed so many lives in a positive way and empowered many of us.

  2. Gloria Allred:

    I think he understands that we will be asking him anything and everything that may bear on his credibility in reference to our client Judith Huth's allegations about what happened at the Playboy Mansion, he may try to escape. He's going to evade, but we're going to have a lot of questions.

  3. Jennifer Stenglein:

    We’re not forced to pose nude, it’s a choice we make. And that’s our right. As a woman, I have the right to those choices. And Playboy has given me a choice … We were in a controlled space where I was allowed to show what I wanted about my body, what I felt comfortable with. I never once felt uncomfortable or objectified. It always felt we were creating something beautiful. And I do n’t think there’s anything to be ashamed about that … This is my body and this is what I was born with.

  4. Nina Daniele:

    As a woman, we all see flaws within ourselves and it’s important to embrace them, this is who I am. If you do n’t like it, that’s not really my problem … Playboy has never objectified women. It has only held them on the highest of pedestals. It’s given us a place and a platform to speak our mind. We feel we’re at home with ourselves. We have a place in a world that sometimes does n’t give us what we deserve … I do n’t think Playboy objectifies women.

  5. Denise Richards:

    Lots of negative comments on my social this past week. I have to say, I wish I had the confidence my 18 yr old daughter has. And I also can't be judgmental of her choices, i did Wild Things Playboy, quite frankly her father shouldn't be either.

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