Definition of Casanova

1. Noun. An Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798).

2. Noun. Any man noted for his amorous adventures.
Generic synonyms: Philanderer, Womaniser, Womanizer

Definition of Casanova

1. Noun. A man considered romantic and gallant, especially one who gives amorous attentions to women. ¹

2. Noun. A promiscuous, philandering man. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Casanova) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Casanova

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Carya ovata
Carya tomentosa
Caryocar nuciferum
Caryota urens
Casal's necklace
Casanova de Seingalt
Cascade Mountains
Cascade Range
Cascade concrete
Casey Jones
Casey Stengel
Cash-Karp method
Cashmere goat

Literary usage of Casanova

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1907)
"casanova IN ENGLAND. (10 S. viii. 443.) THE edition of the ' Mémoires de J. casanova de Seingalt ' published by Gamier frères (Paris) strengthens some of MB ..."

2. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1826)
"We should, however, in justice mention, that though, as we have stated, casanova was aman of the most unbounded passions, and of exceedingly loose morals, ..."

3. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"2I3 Marcantonio casanova also was born in Rome, though his family came from Como, This intellectual imitator of Martial dedicated his " Heroica" to the Pope ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"(From "The Escapes of casanova and Latude from Prison'': translation of Clara ... JACOPO casanova, self-styled " de Seingalt," adventurer and impostor, ..."

5. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"General Carlos Eugenio Vides casanova, Salvadoran Minister of Defense, 1984 to date, interviewed in San Salvador, El Salvador, 19 December 1987. ..."

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