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Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo

Pronunciation: /ˌkasəˈnəʊvə/
1 (1725–98), Italian adventurer; full name Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt. He is famous for his memoirs describing his sexual encounters and other exploits.
1.1 (as noun usually a Casanova) A man notorious for seducing women.
Example sentences
  • ‘I myself used to be a Casanova - I was such a womaniser’, one youth told an evaluator.
  • It's about a local Casanova who seduces one American tourist each summer until he makes the mistake of falling in love.
  • I think women have evolved; you get female Casanovas and male Casanovas.
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