What does playboy mean?

Definitions for playboy
ˈpleɪˌbɔɪplay·boy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word playboy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. playboy, man-about-town, Corinthian(noun)

    a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure

Wiktionary

  1. playboy(Noun)

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

  2. Playboy(Noun)

    A Playboy magazine.

  3. Playboy(Adjective)

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

  4. Playboy(ProperNoun)

    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.

How to pronounce playboy?

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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say playboy in sign language?

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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. Mara Einstein:

    Millennials are very experiential-oriented. Playboy Club's not about just buying a brand, Playboy Club's about experiencing a brand, if you're going to create a retail space to engage with the brand — from that perspective, it makes all the sense in the world.

  2. Richie Notar:

    When I was Richie Notar, I used to walk by the Playboy Club, and I'd look in and say,' I can't wait to be 21. I'll get a key and be a grown-up.' It had nothing to do with the bunnies. It represented a martini and a jacket, being a grown-up.

  3. 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.

  4. Ian Kerner:

    Playboy was sort of the Norman Rockwell of porn, these days, we have not pictures, but motion pictures. Nothing is left to the imagination. You don't have to fill in the blanks.

  5. 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.

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