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


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 Italian adventurer and 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).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to plunder or ravage

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

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

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!