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Thus, for instance, is the question of Synge's Playboy handled.

Following the alluring drumstick, Playboy burst into the passage, towing me after him on the rope.

In The Playboy he seemed to be determined to write riotously, like a man straining after vitality.

A Playboy is someone with power, too much time on his hands, and too little sense of a goal worth achieving.

WORD ORIGIN

1829, "wealthy bon vivant," from play (v.) + boy. Fem. equivalent playgirl first recorded 1934. As the name of a U.S. based magazine for men, from December 1953.

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