noun: A person who is morally unrestrained.
adjective: Unrestrained by conventions or morality.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin libertinus (freedman), from liber (free). Ultimately from the Indo-European root leudh- (to mount up or grow), which also gave us liberty, livery, and deliver. Earliest documented use: 1384.


GLIBERTINE - a smooth-talking Don Juan

LIBORTINE - playing fast and loose with currency transactions

LABORTINE - the ultimate status of a pregnant adolescent (compare ABORTINE, a formerly-pregnant adolescent)