Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Casanova

play
noun Ca·sa·no·va \ˌka-zə-ˈnō-və, ˌka-sə-\

Definition of Casanova

  1. :  lover; especially :  a man who is a promiscuous and unscrupulous lover



Origin and Etymology of casanova

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova


First Known Use: 1852


Casanova

play
biographical name Ca·sa·no·va \ˌka-zə-ˈnō-və, ˌka-sə-\

Definition of Casanova

  1. Giovanni Giacomo 1725–1798 originally Giacomo Girolamo Casanova ; alias Jean-Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Ital. adventurer & memoirist




Learn More about casanova


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Casanova? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take off or remove

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

melancholy philistine lazy frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ