Don Juan


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Don Juan

(wŏn′, hwŏn′, jo͞o′ən)
n.
A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.

[After Don Juan, legendary 14th-century Spanish nobleman and libertine.]

Don Juan

(ˈdɒn ˈdʒuːən; Spanish don xwan)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer: hero of many poems, plays, and operas, including treatments by de Molina, Molière, Goldoni, Mozart, Byron, and Shaw
2. a successful seducer of women

Don Juan

(dɒn ˈwɑn or, Sp., dɔn ˈʰwɑn for 1, 2; esp. Brit. dɒn ˈdʒu ən)
n.
1. a legendary Spanish nobleman famous for his many seductions and his dissolute life.
2. a libertine; rake.
3. a ladies' man or womanizer; Romeo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Don Juan - a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operasDon Juan - a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas
2.Don Juan - any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer - a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them

Don Juan

noun womanizer, wolf (informal), seducer, rake, Romeo, gallant, Casanova, Prince Charming, philanderer, Lothario, libertine, lady-killer (informal), poodle-faker (slang), ladies' man the sexual boasting of a Don Juan

Don Juan

noun
1. A man who seduces women:
2. A man amorously attentive to women:
3. A man who philanders:
Slang: lady-killer, wolf.
Idioms: man on the make, skirt chaser.
Translations

Don Juan

[dɒnˈhwɑːn] N (fig) → Don Juan m

Don Juan

[ˌdɒnˈdʒuːən] ndon Juan m

Don Juan

n (lit, fig)Don Juan m
References in classic literature ?
But the worst of it, gentlemen- I am giving Kuragin away to you- is that that man suffers, and this Don Juan, wicked fellow, is taking advantage of it
Will you play me something out of your Don Juan Triumphant?
I will play you Mozart, if you like, which will only make you weep; but my Don Juan, Christine, burns; and yet he is not struck by fire from Heaven.
His Don Juan Triumphant (for I had not a doubt but that he had rushed to his masterpiece to forget the horror of the moment) seemed to me at first one long, awful, magnificent sob.
At night we came to the house of Don Juan Fuentes, a rich landed proprietor, but not personally known to either of my companions.
As I was saying to you, Don Juan, I have the greatest difficulty in getting myself, I won't say understood, but simply believed.
While with you reserve is a second nature, Don Juan.
And to behold him now, seeking small loans with plaintive condescension, sponging for breakfast on an art-student of nineteen, a fallen Don Juan who had neglected to die at the propitious hour, had a colour of romance for young imaginations.
Charles Lamb, with his infinite tact, attempting to, might have drawn charming pictures of the life of his day; Lord Byron in a stanza of Don Juan, aiming at the impossible, might have achieved the sublime; Oscar Wilde, heaping jewels of Ispahan upon brocades of Byzantium, might have created a troubling beauty.
It was quite cheering to meet the modern Don Juan once more.
There was in it a touch of the combat of Don Juan and the statue.
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