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  • n. a Bohemian lifestyle

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Examples

  • It arose from quite a different side of his character -- his uncompromising dislike of what is called Bohemianism, of eccentric or slovenly cliques, of those straggling camp followers of the arts who exhibit dubious manners and dubious morals, of all abnormality and of all irresponsibility.

    Robert Browning

  • 'But it was my own fault: for I ought to have known that these stage and platform women have what they are pleased to call Bohemianism so thoroughly engrained with their natures that they are no more constant to usage in their sentiments than they are in their way of living.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • There was a good deal of what came to be called Bohemianism among them, and it was not of the artistic type.

    A Little Girl in Old New York

  • The quality which we now call Bohemianism certainly ran in Sheridan's blood.

    A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume III (of 4)

  • "Bohemianism" seemed to him a cheaper convention than the other two, and he liked, above all, people who went as far as they could in their own line -- liked his "ladies" and their rivals to be equally unashamed of showing for exactly what they were.

    The Reef; a novel

  • "Bohemianism" was but a brief episode in the life of "R.N. S."

    Tales from Bohemia

  • There was, it is true, a certain kind of Bohemianism among the men that proved dangerous to more than one fine, promising mind.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

  • ‘But it was my own fault: for I ought to have known that these stage and platform women have what they are pleased to call Bohemianism so thoroughly engrained with their natures that they are no more constant to usage in their sentiments than they are in their way of living.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • His "Bohemianism" was in his blood, and in his old age he regrets -- not his past follies, but his inability to commit folly any longer.

    Memoirs of Casanova — Volume 30: Old Age and Death

  • Is there any mode of transport more evocative of the so-called century of Bohemianism than a hot-air balloon?

    What Does Your Watch Say About You?

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