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 (kăs′ə-nō′və, kăz′-)
A man who seduces or attempts to seduce women as a matter of habit.

[After Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt.]
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1. (Biography) Giovanni Jacopo (dʒoˈvanni ˈjaːkopo). 1725–98, Italian adventurer noted for his Mémoires, a vivid account of his sexual adventures and of contemporary society
2. any man noted for his amorous adventures; rake
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(ˌkæz əˈnoʊ və, ˌkæs-)

1. Giovanni Jacopo, 1725–98, Italian adventurer and writer.
2. a man known for his amorous adventures; rake.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Casanova - an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
2.Casanova - any man noted for his amorous adventures
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer - a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
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1. A man amorously attentive to women:
2. A man who philanders:
Slang: lady-killer, wolf.
Idioms: man on the make, skirt chaser.
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[ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə] N (fig) → casanova m, conquistador m
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n (hum)Casanova m (inf)
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Giacomo Casanova is known worldwide as a ladies' man, but he was much more: a priest, a spy and a writer.
FELLINI'S CASANOVA 18, 148mins A beautifully restored version of Federico Fellini's 1976 film, a dark and at times enthralling story of legendary womaniser Giacomo Casanova (Donald Sutherland), presented here as a sad figure, struggling to gain respect as a scholar while living up to his reputation.
In particular, Martelli sheds light on the extraordinary persona of Cardinal Troiano, someone who in the first decades of the 18th century maintained relations with personalities such as Celestino Galiani, Giambattista Vico, Giacomo Casanova and Raimondo di Sangro.
Dickerson, Curator of European Art, The Kimbell Art Museum, discusses Giacomo Casanova. Famed for his amorous exploits, Casanova led a richer and more complicated life than is generally acknowledged.
The creators of "The Giacomo Variations," a touring "chamber opera play," are firmly in the former camp, having crafted a postmodern stage piece around the actor embodying himself and Giacomo Casanova, melded into various Lorenzo da Ponte characters from Mozart's operas.
London, Mar 31 ( ANI ): Bored and exiled in the pine forests of rural Bohemia, far from the cities and the women he had loved and left, the ageing Giacomo Casanova spent his final years writing his memoirs.
Ballet Fantastique's "Casanova" is based on the memoirs of the real-life Giacomo Casanova, who lived and loved in Venice in the 18th century.