Casanova

noun
Ca·​sa·​no·​va | \ ˌka-zə-ˈnō-və How to pronounce Casanova (audio) , ˌka-sə-\
plural Casanovas

Definition of Casanova

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: a man known for seducing women and having many lovers Women were terribly charmed by him; a veritable Casanova, he had five wives and literally dozens of mistresses …— Benjamin Segedin A bad boy—a beyond-sexy Casanova who loves 'em, leaves 'em and thumbs his nose at matrimony …— Colin Covert Robert Downey Jr. stars as a post-adolescent Casanova who gets a jolt of sensitivity from a sweet conquest, inevitably played by Molly Ringwald.Entertainment Weekly

Casanova

biographical name
Ca·​sa·​no·​va | \ ˌka-zə-ˈnō-və How to pronounce Casanova (audio) , ˌka-sə-\

Definition of Casanova (Entry 2 of 2)

Giovanni Giacomo 1725–1798 originally Giacomo Girolamo Casanova; alias Jean-Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Italian adventurer and memoirist

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Examples of Casanova in a Sentence

Noun

He has a terrible reputation as a Casanova. to hear him tell it, he was his college's number one Casanova

First Known Use of Casanova

Noun

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Casanova

Noun

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova

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The first known use of Casanova was in 1852

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Casanova

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Casanova

: a man who has many lovers

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