Definition of Don Juan in English:

Don Juan

Pronunciation: /dɒn ˈhwɑːn//dɒn ˈdʒʊən/

proper noun

  • 1A legendary Spanish nobleman of dissolute life, famous for seducing women.

    1. 1.1A seducer of women; a libertine.
      • ‘He was relatively undiscovered as a Don Juan then.’
      • ‘But darling, don't you know that I am a Don Juan?’
      • ‘For instance, one's socialized self and place in society may be as a nine to five, hard working, middle class family man, yet this same person may see himself as a Don Juan.’
      • ‘He has always been a Don Juan.’
      • ‘And of course there is so much around today, as always, to support this demonisation, while a boy who sleeps around is utterly different, a Don Juan, as in my college case, someone to be admired.’
      womanizer, philanderer, casanova, romeo, lothario, flirt, ladies' man, playboy, seducer, rake, roué, libertine, debauchee, lecher
      skirt-chaser, ladykiller, wolf, goat, lech
      gay dog
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Don Juan

/dɒn ˈhwɑːn//dɒn ˈdʒʊən/