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libertine

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Adjective, Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

libertinen. [L. libertinus freedman, from libertus one made free, fr. liber free: cf. F. libertin. See Liberal.].
  •  A manumitted slave; a freedman; also, the son of a freedman.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of a sect of Anabaptists, in the fifteenth and early part of the sixteenth century, who rejected many of the customs and decencies of life, and advocated a community of goods and of women.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One free from restraint; one who acts according to his impulses and desires; now, specifically, one who gives rein to lust; a rake; a debauchee.  [1913 Webster]
    "Like a puffed and reckless libertine,
    Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A defamatory name for a freethinker.  [1913 Webster]
libertinea. [L. libertinus of a freedman: cf. F. libertin. See Libertine, n. ].
  •  Free from restraint; uncontrolled.  [1913 Webster]
    "You are too much libertine."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Dissolute; licentious; profligate; loose in morals; as, libertine principles or manners.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

libertine, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a dissolute or licentious person.
2 a free thinker on religion.
3 a person who follows his or her own inclinations.
--adj.
1 licentious, dissolute.
2 freethinking.
3 following one's own inclinations.

Derivative
libertinage n. libertinism n.
Etymology
L libertinus freedman f. libertus made free f. liber free

THESAURUS

libertine

Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, Paphian, adulterer, amoral, bestial, broad-minded, carnal, debauched, debauchee, debaucher, decadent, degenerate, depraved, dirty, dirty old man, dissolute, fast, filthy, fornicator, free lance, free spirit, free trader, freethinker, freethinking, gallant, gay deceiver, gay dog, goatish, heartbreaker, hircine, horny, immoral, incontinent, independent, individualist, isolationist, lady-killer, lascivious, latitudinarian, lecher, lecherous, lewd, liberal, libertarian, libidinous, licentious, lover-boy, lubricious, lubricous, lustful, masher, mugwump, neutral, nonpartisan, old goat, open-minded, philander, philanderer, philandering, profligate, prurient, rake, rakehell, rakish, randy, reprobate, rip, roue, rounder, rugged individualist, ruttish, salacious, satyric, satyrical, seducer, skirt chaser, swinger, third force, third world, tolerant, unbigoted, walking phallus, wanton, whoremonger, wolf, woman chaser, womanizer

ROGET THESAURUS

libertine

Libertine

N libertine, voluptuary, rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man, intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, lecher, satyr, goat, whoremonger, paillard, adulterer, gay deceiver, Lothario, Don Juan, Bluebeard, chartered libertine, adulteress, advoutress, courtesan, prostitute, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, woman, woman of the town, streetwalker, Cyprian, miss, piece, frail sisterhood, demirep, wench, trollop, trull, baggage, hussy, drab, bitch, jade, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, slut, minx, harridan, unfortunate, unfortunate female, unfortunate woman, woman of easy virtue, wanton, fornicatress, Jezebel, Messalina, Delilah, Thais, Phryne, Aspasia, Lais, lorette, cocotte, petite dame, grisette, demimonde, chippy, sapphist, spiritual wife, white slave, concubine, mistress, doxy, chere amie, bona roba, pimp, procurer, pander, pandar, bawd, conciliatrix, procuress, mackerel, wittol.

Sensualist

N sensualist, Sybarite, voluptuary, Sardanaphalus, man of pleasure, carpet knight, epicure, epicurean, gourmet, gourmand, pig, hog, votary of Epicurus, swine of Epicurus, sensualist, Heliogabalus, free liver, hard liver, libertine, hedonist, tragalist.


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