- n. Alternative form of Gypsy: a member of the Romani people.
- n. offensive An itinerant person or any person suspected of making a living from dishonest practices or theft; a member of a nomadic people, not necessarily Romani; a carny.
- adj. Alternative form of Gypsy: of or belonging to the Romani people or one of it sub-groups (Roma, Sinti, Romanichel, etc).
- adj. offensive Of or having the qualities of an itinerant person or group with qualities traditionally ascribed to Romani people; making a living from dishonest practices or theft etc.
- v. intransitive To roam around the country like a gypsy.
- See Gypsy. Generic usage to refer to any itinerant person or person suspected of dishonest practices derives from traditional racist stereotypes of the Romani people. (Wiktionary)
“O'NEILL: Krigbaum had not heard the term gypsy brewing.”
“Some gypsies dislike the term gypsy, some love it, some don't care.”
“Also “a life spelled out in gypsy cards” just means this was all destined to happen.”
“Link barbra striesand in gypsy what a mama rose she would be — jerry huddleston”
“When Robert Jordan first meets Rafael, the gypsy is making traps for rabbits.”
“In the flea markets I bought a leather jacket from a woman who spoke in gypsy accent.”
“John, my husband, is an orginal gypsy from the Ukraine - my father is from Norway, but my mother is 1/4 Chip - originating from the Turtle Mtn. Indian Reserve in the Dakatas - to others we may be thought of as "making no sense", but to us, "our" combo fulfills a void not previously attained in our lives before we united.”
“Here, neighbor," she said; "I must say good-by now, for the gypsy is coming this way, and I want to buy some of her goods.”
“If you call a gypsy a vagabond, I think you do him wrong,”
“Mountains says that in the earliest edition of the ballad, the gypsy is called Johnny Faa, a name common among gypsies.”
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