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Definition of libertine:

  1. A defamatory name for a freethinker.
  2. A manumitted slave; a freedman; also, the son of a freedman.
  3. Dissolute; licentious; profligate; loose in morals; as, libertine principles or manners.
  4. Free from restraint; uncontrolled.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Synonyms:

perverse, lush, decadent, warped, dissolute, rakish, flying, unwholesome, luxuriant, dissipated, romeo, turbulent, extravagant, debauched, betting, immobile, truehearted, debased, prodigal, degenerate, firm, unclean, rounder, rakehell, depraved, dirty old man, fast, sporting, troubled, loose, quick, perverted, sex, rake, card-playing, riotous, degraded, Don Juan, sick, reprobate, womanizer, demoralized, spendthrift, jackleg, loyal, devalued, disruptive, swinger, profligate, immoral, tumultuous, exuberant, debauchee, profuse.

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