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Definition of the noun man-about-town

What does man-about-town mean as a name of something?


  1. a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure

Alternative definition of the noun man-about-town


  1. [alternative spelling of, man about town] (A worldly, social man.)


  1. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a 2006 comedy-drama film produced by Sunlight Productions and independently presented by Media 8 Entertainment. It was written and directed by Mike Binder and stars Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese, Bai Ling, and Jerry O'Connell in the Los Angeles area where the film was set.
  2. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town": Le silence est d'or is a 1947 romantic comedy film written and directed by René Clair.
  3. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a 1939 musical comedy film starring Jack Benny and Dorothy Lamour. A producer tries to get his leading lady take him seriously romantically by pursuing other women.


  1. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a published work, written work, short story, work of fiction.
  2. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a book by Herbert Muschamp.
    • also known as "Man about town: Frank Lloyd Wright in New York City"
    • subjects: Visual arts, Architecture


Man-about-town a.k.a. Man About Town is a fictional character from the 1966 film Daisies, portrayed by Julius Albert.


  1. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a musical album of Moot Davis.
    • released on
  2. "Man-about-town" a.k.a. "Man About Town" is a composition.


Man-about-town a.k.a. Man About Town, later About Town and lastly Town, was an important British men's magazine of the 1950s and 60s. Press Gazette called it the "progenitor of all today's men's style magazines". It was the customer offshoot of the well-established weekly trade magazine for tailors, The Tailor & Cutter.

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Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

MAN-ABOUT-TOWN France 1947. Dir/Seen Rene Clair Photog Armand Thirard Art Dir Leon Barsacq, de Gastyne Mus Georges Van Parys Ed Louisette Hautecoeur, Taverna Cast Maurice Chevalier, Francois Perier , ...

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