playing away

n
British
indulging in extra-marital or illicit sex.
The use of the phrase was particularly apposite when referring to sports celeb-rities such as David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Sven Goran Eriksson in 2004.
► 'Unlucky in love, Kylie was furious last night after lover Olivier Martinez was caught playingaway with Hollywood babe Michelle Rodriguez.' (Daily Star, 29 July 2004)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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