Gipsy

Gipsy

[jip-see] Chiefly British.
noun, plural Gipsies, adjective
Also, gipsy.

gipsydom, noun
gipsyesque, gipsyish, gipsylike, gipseian, adjective
gipsyhood, noun
gipsyism, noun
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Gipsy (ˈdʒɪpsɪ)
 
n , pl -sies
(sometimes not capital) a variant spelling of Gypsy
 
'Gipsyish
 
adj
 
'Gipsydom
 
n
 
'Gipsyhood
 
n
 
'Gipsy-like
 
adj

Gypsy or Gipsy (ˈdʒɪpsɪ)
 
n , pl -sies
1.  a.  a member of a people scattered throughout Europe and North America, who maintain a nomadic way of life in industrialized societies. They migrated from NW India from about the 9th century onwards
 b.  (as modifier): a Gypsy fortune-teller
2.  the language of the Gypsies; Romany
3.  a person who looks or behaves like a Gypsy
 
[C16: from Egyptian, since they were thought to have come originally from Egypt]
 
Gipsy or Gipsy
 
n
 
[C16: from Egyptian, since they were thought to have come originally from Egypt]
 
'Gypsydom or Gipsy
 
n
 
'Gipsydom or Gipsy
 
n
 
'Gypsyhood or Gipsy
 
n
 
'Gipsyhood or Gipsy
 
n
 
'Gypsyish or Gipsy
 
adj
 
'Gipsyish or Gipsy
 
adj
 
'Gypsy-like or Gipsy
 
adj
 
'Gipsy-like or Gipsy
 
adj

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