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playa

1. slang Someone, especially a man, who is very successful at wooing sexual partners. A colloquial pronunciation of "player," originating in African-American vernacular. Be careful, Jenny—he's got a reputation as a playa, so don't get played. You're taught as a teenager that being a playa is the best way of being respected as a "man," while in reality it is such a hollow, unfulfilling pursuit.
2. slang Any male, especially one's friend. What's up, playa?

playa hata

slang Someone who despises or is jealous of "playas" (players), typically meaning men who are very successful, especially at wooing sexual partners. A colloquial pronunciation of "player hater," originating in African-American vernacular. Don't be a playa hata just because you can't get laid.
See also: playa

playa

1. n. an active and popular man or woman. She’s dressed to be a playa.
2. n. someone who is skilled and respected as a successful street con; pimp; dealer; womanizer, etc. Sam is a real playa and already has eight kids.

playa hata

n. someone who does not respect or is jealous of a playa. The dude is just a playa hata. Has something against success.
See also: playa
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