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Don Juan

(don-hwahn'),
In psychiatry, a term used to denote men with compulsive sexual or romantic overactivity, usually with a succession of female partners.
[legendary Spanish nobleman]

Don Juan

a legendary Spanish libertine cited in many works of literature as a seductive and sexually promiscuous man. See also satyriasis.

Don Juan

(don-hwahn', don jū'an)
psychiatry A term used to denote a man with compulsive sexual or romantic overactivity, usually with a succession of female partners.
[legendary Spanish nobleman]

Don Juan

[After the legendary, promiscuous Spanish nobleman, Don Juan de Tenorio]
A man who behaves in a sexually promiscuous manner. Some psychologists suggest this arises from insecurity concerning his masculinity or latent and unconscious homosexual preference.
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