Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Gipsy.
  • noun The language spoken by the Gipsies.
  • Belonging or relating to the Romanies or Gipsies: as, Romany songs; a Romany custom.
  • Also Roman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A gypsy.
  • noun The language spoken among themselves by the gypsies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of Romani (a member of the Roma people).
  • proper noun Alternative form of Romani (a nomadic people with origins in India, the Roma).
  • proper noun Alternative form of Romani (the Indo-Aryan language of this people).
  • adjective Alternative form of Romani (of or belonging to the Roma nation).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture
  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
  • noun the Indic language of the Gypsies

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