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Cas·a·no·va

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

[After Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt.]

Casanova

(ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə)
n
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

Cas•a•no•va

(ˌkæz əˈnoʊ və, ˌkæs-)

n.
1. Giovanni Jacopo, 1725–98, Italian adventurer and writer.
2. a man known for his amorous adventures; rake.
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

Casanova

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

Casanova

[ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə] N (fig) → casanova m, conquistador m

casanova

n (hum)Casanova m (inf)
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En el campo de la novela esa tradicion se ha cebado injustamente con Giacomo Casanova, que si alguna virtud tuvo fue la de envejecer con decoro, en admirable congruencia con el credo libertino que profeso hasta la muerte.
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.
En Plaza Carso se dan cita de manera gratuita cuatro siglos de historia de la urbe que hospedo a personajes tan destacados como el afamado seductor Giacomo Casanova y la mecenas de arte moderno Peggy Guggenheim, asi como escritores de la talla de Ernest Hemingway y los musicos Richard Wagner y Antonio Vivaldi.
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.
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.
Aunque mas interesante y menos pudibundo y mojigato es el testimonio de Giacomo Casanova, cuando detalla que "ninguna mujer podia negar nada a un hombre con el que hubiera bailado el fandango", baile que el quiso aprender.
La celebrite mondiale de Giustiniana Wynne (1738-1791), figure de proue de son siecle, qui dedia sa vie au grand amour de jeunesse pour Andrea Memmo, un puissant homme politique de la Venise du XVIIIe siecle, est due a la publication de l'Histoire de ma vie par Giacomo Casanova qu'elle avait connu a Paris et qui la fit revivre dans la conscience du public.
El condecorado rascatripas se llamaba Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798).
His movies featuring children include: I bambini in citta (1946), Heidi (1952), Finestra sul luna park (1956), Incompreso (1967), Infanzia, vocazione, e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova (1969), I bambini e noi (1970), Le a-oventure di Pinocchio (1972), Voltati Eu cenio (1980), Cuore (1984), La storia (1986), Un ragazzo di Calabria (1987), and Marcellino (1991).