Complete Definition of "centerfold"

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English

Alternative forms
centrefold italbrac|mostly British

Etymology
probably from Playboy, ca. 1953

Pronunciation
italbrac|UK: IPA|/ËsÉntÉfÉÊld/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]@Uld/
italbrac|US: enPR|sÄnʹtÉr-fÅld, IPA|/ËsÉntÉfoÊld/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`foUld/

Noun
en-noun

  1. The single sheet of paper that forms the middle two pages of a magazine or other publication.
  2. A large photograph printed on this sheet, typically in the form of a nude, or provocatively dressed, sexually attractive woman or man.
  3. The person appearing in such a photograph.

#* 1981, w:The J. Geils Band|The J. Geils Band, w:Centerfold (song)|Centerfold
#*: My blood runs cold / My memory has just been sold / My angel is the centerfold

  1. Any very sexually attractive person, who is therefore material for such a photograph.

Synonyms
italbrac|single sheet of paper that forms the middle two pages of a magazine:
italbrac|large photograph printed on this sheet: pin-up
italbrac|person appearing in such a photograph: pin-up, pin-up girl italbrac|woman
italbrac|very sexually attractive person: babe italbrac|woman, beefcake italbrac|man, doll italbrac|woman, fox italbrac|woman, hunk italbrac|man, stud muffin italbrac|man

Antonyms
italbrac|very sexually attractive person: crone italbrac|woman, fright, hag italbrac|woman, monster

Translations
trans-top|single sheet of paper that forms the middle two pages of a magazine
Dutch: t|nl|middenblad|n
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|large photograph printed on this sheet
Dutch: t-|nl|pin-up|m|f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|person in such a photograph
Dutch: t-|nl|pin-up|m|f
trans-mid
French: t-|fr|pin-up|f italbrac|woman
trans-bottom

trans-top|sexually attractive person
Dutch: t-|nl|pin-up|m|f, t-|nl|vamp|f italbrac|woman
trans-mid
French: t-|fr|pin-up|f italbrac|woman
trans-bottom

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