Definition of Don Juan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Don Juan

BrE BrE//ˌdɒn ˈdʒʊən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɑːn ˈdʒʊən//
; BrE BrE//ˌdɒn ˈhwɑːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɑːn ˈhwɑːn//
(informal) Attractiveness, Male attractiveness
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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 the name of a character from Spanish legend who was skilled at persuading women to have sex with him. See related entries: Attractiveness, Male attractiveness
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