social butterfly

social butterfly

Someone who enjoys frequently mingling with other people at social events. Tom's always been something of a social butterfly, so we've never really worried about him making friends or finding his way in the world. She used to be quite the social butterfly, but no one has heard from Sarah in weeks.
See also: butterfly, social

social butterfly

A person who flits from event to event without a care in the world. This derogatory phrase is usually but not always applied to women who “live to party.” Going from one dinner party or ball or benefit to another, they are preoccupied with being the height of fashion and popularity. According to one wonderfully descriptive characterization, a social butterfly has a “brow unfurrowed by care or thought."
See also: butterfly, social
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Holding it all together was Taylor Johnson, a 22 year old musician, scenester and social butterfly from Castlerock.
Patsy becomes a social butterfly, while Flannery tries to relieve some of their mothers burden, emotionally and financially.
You aren't necessarily a social butterfly, but you love the company of people, even if it's just the passengers in your daily commute to work or the people who wait in line with you at elevators.
Matt Walburn, Brand and Communications Director, Currys PC World commented: "The Great Indoors study recognises the fact that there comes a time when we appreciate our home comforts more than a hectic social life and it can often be a drag to play the social butterfly at parties and nights out.
Matt Walburn, brand and communications director for Currys PC World commented: "The Great Indoors study recognises the fact that there comes a time when we appreciate our home comforts more than a hectic social life and it can often be a drag to play the social butterfly at parties and nights out.
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Also on the panel is Moni Mohsin, a satirical writer and journalist whose best-selling books The Diary of a Social Butterfly and The Return of the Butterfly are based on her long-running column in the Pakistani weekly The Friday Times.
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Julie, who says she's not a social butterfly off-screen because "I'm too old - I like going to bed", adds: "The majority of stuff being made in film and television is about people in their 30s and 40s because they're at the peak of their working lives.
Colour can make the most seasoned social butterfly recoil in horror.
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He was a social butterfly, enjoyed a pint, enjoyed the company of others and went down the club on a Saturday night with mum.
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Alternatively, if you are a social butterfly, will university life in a bustling city have too many distractions to lure you away from your studies?