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man about town

n. pl. men about town
A sophisticated, socially active man who frequents fashionable places.

man about town

n
a fashionable sophisticate, esp one in a big city

man′-about`-town′


n.
a sophisticated man who frequents fashionable places.
[1775–85]
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He has always been one of the most popular young men about town, but of course the women will spoil him now.
Metrosexual men are typically heterosexual men about town who take an avid interest in fashion labels and which beauty products bring out the best in them.
But, according to the organisers, men about town wanting to dress to impress are registering in their droves.