Man-about-town



noun
1.
a socially active, sophisticated man who frequents fashionable nightclubs, theaters, restaurants, etc.; playboy; boulevardier.
noun
1.
a fashionable sophisticate, esp one in a big city

noun

A sophisticated urban man and cynosure; boulevardier (1734+)
A man who frequently attends fashionable social functions, as in Fred is quite the man about town these days. This expression, first recorded in 1734, uses town in the sense of “a sophisticated place” as opposed to rural settings.

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