gipsy gipsy

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
  2. (n) 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)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For instance, she likes to walk around barefoot like a gipsy and occasionally at night she will jump from her window into the garden for a stroll in the park and forest.
  2. Oliver October Baxter had his fortune told by a gipsy the day he was born.

News

  • Gipsy Dharma Releases a New Range of Funky Leather Skirts and Ankle Boots

    Gipsy Dharma is a leading online retailer of distinctive leather clothing and accessories for women in the UK. All their products are tailor-made for the customer which delivers utmost comfort whilst maintaining an affordable price tag. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Gipsy-Dharma/Funky-Leather-Skirts/prweb10831268.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Berlin schoolboy meets velvet du jour," Wang, who visited the German capital last year, explained backstage before the show. "I wanted to capture the uptight feeling of strict suits - and then I added a gipsy element with every kind of...
    on Feb 14, 2010 By: Leehom Wang Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Cicciolina, 56, said she thinks of herself as a "gipsy artist, an artist of the world."
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Ilona Staller Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. "Gipsy House is not only where he wrote the book, it's where the book is set," Anderson says. "It was a bit like being able to go onto the location of a fable. . . . The place is filled with his personality, his books, his things. . . . And...
    on Nov 24, 2009 By: Wes Anderson Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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