Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a gypsy.

Etymologies

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gypsy +‎ -like

Examples

  • She was dark, in her thirties, with exotic, gypsylike features and a florid, overwhelming charm.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • One moment we were transported to the depths of a gothic cathedral, with cold walls of grey stone and solemn voices invoking God, and the next, gypsylike melodies wafted us to colorful dancers, tents and camels in the hot sun.

    wench77 Diary Entry

  • Jane found at once flattering and touching and irritating, and when at last the weeper was drawing long and peaceful breaths she slipped out of bed and flung on her orange-colored kimono and knelt down before the open window, her shining hair, so darkly brown that it was almost black, hanging gypsylike about her shoulders.

    Jane Journeys On

  • The longer I live here, the better satisfied I am in having pitched my earthly camp-fire, gypsylike, on the edge of a town, keeping it on one side, and the green fields, lanes, and woods on the other.

    A Kentucky Cardinal

  • Ms. Arnold's casting of black actors, Solomon Glave as the young Heathcliff and James Howson as the older one, is in tune with the text - the novel puts great emphasis on his dark, gypsylike appearance, and on the mystery of the boy's origins.

    NYT > Home Page

  • And Stevens, a burly, bearded 26-year-old, is as much a stage manager as this gypsylike collective has.

    Chicago Reader

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