What does man-about-town mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playboy, man-about-town, Corinthiannoun

    a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure


  1. man-about-townnoun

    (A worldly, social man.)


  1. man-about-town

    A man-about-town is a socially active, sophisticated man who frequently attends various social events or gatherings, particularly in a city. He is often well-dressed, knowledgeable about fashion and culture, and connected to influential or high-profile people. He is typically seen as charming, charismatic, and worldly.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    One who is on speaking terms with the head waiter.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of man-about-town in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of man-about-town in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of man-about-town in a Sentence

  1. Harold Taylor:

    A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles ... an amateur promoter, a glad-hander, embryo Rotarian, caf-society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.


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