a man who pursues a life of pleasure without responsibility or attachments, especially one who is of comfortable means.
a man, esp one of private means, who devotes himself to the pleasures of nightclubs, expensive holiday resorts, female company, etc
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.
A man devoted to amusement; bon vivant; good-time charlie, man-about-town (1829+)
noun 1. a satiric comedy (1907) by John Millington Synge.
[pley-broh-ker] /ˈpleɪˌbroʊ kər/ noun 1. .
- Play by electronic mail
games A kind of game where the players use electronic mail to communicate. This may be done via a human moderator or an automatic mailing list exploder on some central machine or it may be fully distributed with each player just addressing his mail to all other players. This is a natural extension of “play […]
[pley-bahy-pley] /ˈpleɪ baɪˈpleɪ/ adjective 1. pertaining to or being a detailed account of each incident or act of an event, as in sports: a play-by-play broadcast of a baseball game. noun 2. a detailed and sequential description of a sports contest or other event, as by a sportscaster, usually as it is taking place.