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Definitions for playboy
ˈpleɪˌbɔɪplay·boy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playboy, man-about-town, Corinthiannoun

    a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure

Wiktionary

  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.

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Ben Kohn:

    We want to focus on what we call the ‘World of Playboy’ which is so much larger than a small, legacy print publication, we plan to spend 2018 transitioning it from a media business to a brand-management company.

  2. Andi Zeisler:

    I could absolutely see where a' glamorous' job adjacent to a lot of rich people, where Hugh Hefner have a screen of protection that Hugh Hefner would not have if Hugh Hefner were working at a regular restaurant... I'm sure that if Hugh Hefner posed a choice to a lot of women and it was the same wages, same hours, and emphasized the fact that Playboy Club seems sincere about wanting to protect Playboy Club workers, that would be more attractive.

  3. Nina Daniele:

    I think being Playmate of the Year is something I ’m extremely passionate about, it’s given my place in the [ Time’s Up and #MeToo ] movements we’re experiencing as women. It allows me to voice my opinion and to have a foundation to stand on … I ’m especially honored to be part of the issue that is entertainment for all because it’s means we’re women supporting women. It’s not just entertainment for men anymore. It’s entertainment for. Whoever decides to read these articles and experience these stories, it’s not just designated for men. And that gives women another platform to support each other … [ And Playboy ] is always progressive. It’s always been ahead of its time … And Playboy has always been a place that supported women.

  4. 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.

  5. Eric Schiffer:

    They’ve done some of it. What they can do moving forward is they can have supporters come in that can speak to perhaps the changes that have occurred at Playboy, further affirm that Hefner and his family are no longer involved, and point to others who have actually said positive things about Hefner. It’s also about having people understand what could be some of the motives and drivers behind some of these allegations.

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