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Definition of Casanova noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Casanova

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæsəˈnoʊvə//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌkæzəˈnəʊvə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæzəˈnoʊvə//
 
 
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a man who has sex with a lot of women More Like This Expressions from literary sources Alice in Wonderland, Casanova, Cassandra, Don Juan, Dorian Gray, Falstaffian, Frankenstein, Jekyll and Hyde, Lilliputian, Lothario, Orwellian, Pandora’s box, Peter Pan, Pied Piper, Pollyanna, Rip Van Winkle, Ruritanian, Scrooge, Shangri-La, Sherlock, Stepford Wife, Svengali, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Utopia, Walter MittySee worksheet. From Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, an Italian man in the 18th century who was famous for having sex with many women.
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