Definition of centerfold in English:


Syllabification: cen·ter·fold
Pronunciation: /ˈsentərˌfōld


  • 1The two middle pages of a magazine, typically taken up by a single illustration or feature.
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    • It was the centerfold layout of the magazine, blown up to poster size.
    • She shook her head, ‘I specifically told her I could finish the centerfold layout for the magazine tonight.’
    • The page after the centerfold reproduction includes some suggestions for using the reproduction in the classroom.
  • 1.1An illustration on the two middle pages of a magazine, typically a picture of a naked or scantily clad model.
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    • I have no great picture of her to link because I am out of town in San Francisco and all the pictures I have are the naked librarian Playboy centerfolds I got in email a few days back.
    • But now that you mention it, yes, one particularly nasty piece of business does stand out like a quarter-sized hairy mole on the airbrushed cheek of a Playboy centerfold.
    • He wouldn't wince, not even when you pursed your lips in a pose worthy of a centerfold (of what magazine, you weren't sure).

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