a number of Jewish Libertines should be transported to Sardinia, and that the rest should leave Italy, unless they renounced, before a certain day, their profane customs (Ann. Although married to the prominent French heiress and journalist Anne Sinclair, Strauss-Kahn was a libertine of the old school. Online Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper. (4) Each party had a separate synagogue (Schurer, Hausrath). By the nineteenth century, the word became strongly associated with immorality and debauchery. Synonyms: debauchee, rounder, types: show 13 types.