Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The life or habits of a Bohemian, in the figurative sense. See Bohemian, n., 4.

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

  • noun Modern The characteristic conduct or methods of a Bohemian.

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  • noun Alternative capitalization of Bohemianism

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  • noun conduct characteristic of a bohemian

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Examples

  • The twentieth-century elaboration of a consumer economy and the concomitant diversification of sources of individual identity — the layering of identity derived from consumption choices and leisure pursuits atop the older, producerist identification with work — made mass participation in bohemianism possible for the first time by the 1960s. 33 But hippies gained what they believed to be a powerful new tool for the mass transformation of consciousness in the form of LSD.

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

  • Simplicity and genuineness were the foundation-stones of her character, and she certainly dispensed with many of the useless conventions of society, but she was a serious-minded woman for whom the cheap affectations generally labelled as "bohemianism" could have no attractions.

    The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson

  • The restaurant is arty but clean; gritty but stocked with white truffle oil, aïoli for the fries, and Triple Karmelite on tap - the kind of bohemianism that accepts American Express.

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • As forces change the environment, the bohemianism of Echo Park is soon to be only a treasured memory of history.

    Gordy Grundy: The Artist's Time and Place in Echo Park

  • As forces change the environment, the bohemianism of Echo Park is soon to be only a treasured memory of history.

    Gordy Grundy: The Artist's Time and Place in Echo Park

  • Parrish, artistic and tolerant, encouraged Fisher to write, providing her with well-funded bohemianism and what Ms. Zimmerman calls an "equitable partnership with a man who valued" her creativity.

    The Romantical She

  • Favored by charismatic icons like Greg Noll and Bunker Spreckels, baggies were the flowing emblem of coastal American bohemianism, with its beach bonfires, Volkswagen vans and salt-kissed hair.

    Show Some Leg

  • Roland Petit was the defining voice of postwar Parisian ballet, embracing the existentialist spirit of the city's Left Bank as well as its history of romantic bohemianism and glamour.

    This week's new dance

  • As forces change the environment, the bohemianism of Echo Park is soon to be only a treasured memory of history.

    Gordy Grundy: The Artist's Time and Place in Echo Park

  • As forces change the environment, the bohemianism of Echo Park is soon to be only a treasured memory of history.

    Gordy Grundy: The Artist's Time and Place in Echo Park

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