from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Offensive Used as a disparaging term for one who is not Gypsy.
Peerless; a gadjo pearl, the Tsingani had called Imriel de la Courcel.
New York who was married to one and spoke Romanes herself (a rare accomplishment for a gadjo); she found the use of "Roma" by outsiders bizarre, and always spoke of "Gypsies" and said those she knew did the same in English.
“There was such a boy, a gadjo pearl, with black hair and eyes like the deep sea.