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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasureman-about-town - a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
hedonist, pleasure seeker, pagan - someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
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As we sat enjoying the bivouac hospitality (the dish was really excellent and our host in a shabby grey jacket still looked the accomplished man-about-town) my eyes kept on straying towards that corner.
Most incredibly, Manafort managed to keep up his man-about-town habits even after the consulting fees collected from his client and former Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych evaporated when Yanukovych fled to Moscow in the wake of the Maidan revolution.
Mr Selfridge ITV, 9pm Life has been tough for Harry Selfridge (Jeremy Piven) recently, but the man-about-town is easily distracted by the charms of Rosie Dolly.
Sydney, September 25 ( ANI ): Shane Warne, who is best known for his cricketing prowess, completed his transformation from beer-swilling bogan to man-about-town metrosexual when he sat front row with fiancee Elizabeth Hurley at the Roberto Cavalli show during Milan Fashion Week.
"To overtake Lady GaGa as the world's Number One Twit" - Man-about-town and broadcaster Piers Morgan's New Year resolution.