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Definition of "centerfold" [centerfold]

  • A magazine center spread, especially a foldout of an oversize photograph or feature. (noun)
  • The subject of a photograph used as a centerfold, often a nude model. (noun)
  • A feature, such as an advertisement or calender, inserted as a centerfold. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "centerfold" in a sentence
  • "AP: Scott Brown, sexy centerfold, is beating lib Coakley"
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