Don Juan: Meaning and Definition of

Don Juan

Pronunciation: (don wän' or, Sp., dôn hwän' for 1, 2 esp. for 4 don j&oomacr'&schwan), [key]
  1. a legendary Spanish nobleman famous for his many seductions and dissolute life.
  2. a libertine or rake.
  3. a ladies' man; womanizer.
  4. (italics) an unfinished epic satire (1819–24) by Byron.
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