libertine

If you drink a lot, eat a lot, and live a wild and unrestrained life, you might be called a libertine.

A libertine is someone who lives life unencumbered by morals. Although it can be used neutrally, often if someone calls you a libertine, they disapprove of your lack of morality. In the 14th century, a libertine was "a freed slave," from the Latin liber, "free." Starting in the mid-1500s, libertine had a religious and political connotation, referring to a group that opposed Calvinism. By the nineteenth century, the word became strongly associated with immorality and debauchery.

Definitions of libertine
  1. adjective
    unrestrained by convention or morality
    synonyms: debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast, profligate, riotous
    immoral
    deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
  2. noun
    a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    synonyms: debauchee, rounder
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    adulterer, fornicator
    someone who commits adultery or fornication
    gigolo
    a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman
    blood, profligate, rake, rakehell, rip, roue
    a dissolute man in fashionable society
    ladies' man, lady killer, seducer
    a man who takes advantage of women
    debaucher
    someone who assaults others sexually
    philanderer, womaniser, womanizer
    a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
    adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, jade, loose woman, strumpet, trollop
    a woman adulterer
    Casanova
    any man noted for his amorous adventures
    Don Juan
    any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman)
    Lothario
    a successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his sexual relationships with women
    lizard, lounge lizard
    a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in search of women who would support him
    undoer
    a seducer who ruins a woman
    masher, skirt chaser, wolf, woman chaser
    a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
    type of:
    bad person, malefactor
    a person who does harm to others
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