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1. A magazine center spread, especially a foldout of an oversize photograph or feature.
a. The subject of a photograph used as a centerfold, often a nude model.
b. A feature, such as an advertisement or calendar, inserted as a centerfold.
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(ˈsɛn tərˌfoʊld)

1. the center foldout of a magazine or newspaper.
2. a photograph of a nude or seminude person on a magazine centerfold.
3. the person in such a photograph.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.centerfold - a magazine center spread; especially a foldout of a large photograph or map or other feature
facing pages, spread head, spreadhead, spread - two facing pages of a book or other publication
foldout, gatefold - an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine
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