LIB'ERTINE, noun [Latin libertinus, from liber, free.]
1. Among the Romans, a freedman; a person manumitted or set free from legal servitude.
2. One unconfined; one free from restraint.
3. A man who lives without restraint of the animal passion; one who indulges his lust without restraint; one who leads a dissolute, licentious life; a rake; a debauchee.
LIB'ERTINE, adjective Licentious; dissolute; not under the restraint of law or religion; as libertine principles; a libertine life.