Casanova

[ kaz-uh-noh-vuh, kas-; Italian kah-sah-naw-vah ]
/ ˌkæz əˈnoʊ və, ˌkæs-; Italian ˌkɑ sɑˈnɔ vɑ /

noun

Gio·van·ni Ja·co·po [jaw-vahn-nee -yah-kaw-paw], /dʒɔˈvɑn ni ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/, 1725–98, Italian adventurer and writer.
a man with a reputation for having many amorous adventures; rake; Don Juan.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

OTHER WORDS FROM Casanova

Cas·a·no·van·ic [kaz-uh-noh-van-ik, kas-], /ˌkæz ə noʊˈvæn ɪk, ˌkæs-/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Casanova

British Dictionary definitions for Casanova

Casanova
/ (ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə) /

noun

Giovanni Jacopo (dʒoˈvanni ˈjaːkopo). 1725–98, Italian adventurer noted for his Mémoires, a vivid account of his sexual adventures and of contemporary society
any man noted for his amorous adventures; a rake
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012