Noun. Mid-19th century.
[A legendary Spanish nobleman famous for his seductions.]
A man with a reputation for seducing women;
The odd thing about Don Juan, a fictitious character from the 1630 tragic drama El Burlador de Sevilla, is that he was written as a cautionary character - despite being a man of exceptional talent and charisma, his life of dissolute immorality ultimately led to his eternal damnation (and he kind of deserved it too, murdering as you do the father of one of the girls he seduced, and than mocking an effigy of the poor chap at his tomb). However, pretty much all cautionary sense has been lost in its modern usage, as English elects to celebrate this bounding cad as only English can.
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