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Cultural StereotypePlay
The term 'playboy' may evoke stereotypes of wealthy, attractive men without serious commitments. SlideIn the novel, the character James is portrayed as a playboy driving fancy cars and attending high-society parties.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Playboy' often implies disapproval and can be seen as irresponsibly enjoying pleasurable activities. SlideDespite his charm, people viewed him as a playboy uninterested in a steady job or relationship.
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Informal UsagePlay
'Playboy' is informal and may not be suitable for professional or academic contexts. SlideAt the reunion, they joked about his past as a playboy, but avoided such terms in the formal speech.