Don Juan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Don Juan any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman)
    • n Don Juan a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas
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Usage

In literature:

Our Don Carlos was the son of his grandfather's third son, Juan.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
But Dan, as Don Juan, is one of the most unimaginable things!
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Senor Don Juan de Dios!
"Wood Rangers" by Mayne Reid
Another letter came from Mr Rose in July, bringing good news of his welfare; and in August Annis Holland was married to Don Juan de Alameda.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
In 1817 Don Juan Antonio Gomez instituted intensive cultivation in the State of Vera Cruz.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Don Juan San Diego went the wrong side of a mulberry tree, and the lasso parted with a snap.
"The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories" by W. H. H. Murray
Then the last sacrament had been administered to Don Juan Otero, one of Santa Fe's oldest and most respected citizens.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
In the opinion of many critics, Byron's genius was more fully displayed in 'Don Juan' than in 'Childe Harold.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Don Juan de Vargas was excommunicated, and interdicted from entering the church, but he was not posted as such.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55" by Various
Molly says he looks a combination of Lord Fauntleroy and Don Juan.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
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In poetry:

I am married, King Don Juan.
King, I am not yet a widow.
Well I love my noble husband.
Well my wedded Lord loves me.
"Abenámar, Abenámar" by Anonymous European
In my youth, when the crescent was too wan
To embarrass with beams from above,
By the aid of some local Don Juan
I fell into the habit of love.
"The Little Old Lady In Lavender Silk" by Dorothy Parker
Then spake up the King Don Juan
(You shall hear the Monarch's speech):
Wouldst thou marry me, Granada,
Gladly would I for thy dowry Cordoba and Seville give.
"Abenámar, Abenámar" by Anonymous European
Where is the King, Don Juan? Where
Each royal prince and noble heir
Of Aragon ?
Where are the courtly gallantries?
The deeds of love and high emprise,
In battle done?
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I hear those odes, symphonies, operas;
I hear in the William Tell, the music of an arous'd and angry people;
I hear Meyerbeer's Huguenots, the Prophet, or Robert;
Gounod's Faust, or Mozart's Don Juan.
"Proud Music Of The Storm" by Walt Whitman
I will sew myself black trousers
from the velvet of my voice.
And from three yards of sunset, a yellow blouse.
Along the world's main street, along its glossy lanes,
I will saunter with the gait of Don Juan, a fop.
"The Fop's Blouse" by Vladimir Mayakovsky

In news:

"Don Juan" the Panther Stud Gets Euthanized After Siring 47 Kittens.
0 A Salvador Dali painting titled "Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio" was stolen from a New York gallery in June.
Salvador Dali painted "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" in 1949.
The "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" painting is valued at $150,000.
David McGlynn Police Commissioner Ray Kelly holds up a copy of Salvador Dali 's 'Cartel de Don Juan Tenirio' at an event in Harlem earlier this month.
On his first visit to the Don Juan bakery in Queens five years ago, the polite little man ordered a seafood empanada and chatted with the staff before quietly returning to the street.
Founded by Juan Rodriguez and Abraham Flores, PDR is now in its 8th year of operation and is located in the famous Don Leoncio Factory, which has over 80 years in the cigar business.
'Don Juan' showcases Balagula Theatre at its best.
The UTEP track and field team concludes action at the Don Kirby Invitational on Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M. El Paso native Juan Blanco took gold in a photo finish in the men's 800m.
Former Lexington leading man Kevin Hardesty returns as Don Juan.
So, it is fitting that the season opener is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 's "Don Giovanni," based on the legend of Don Juan.
Boxing promoter Don King made a surprise announcement today that he will no longer represent undefeated unified lightweight world champion Juan "Baby Bull" Diaz after his match Saturday (HBO at 9:30 p.m.) with Nate "Galaxxy Warrior" Campbell.
Turns the tables on Jamie after she reads a text message from ex-pimp Bishop Don Magic Juan.
Superb production of campy 'Don Juan' in Mt Airy.
Getting Over the Dot-Com Don Juans.
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