I actually found it quite pleasurable, and it prepared me for this strange, Gypsy lifestyle of an actor.
Scotland Yard has new leads on the missing child—and many point to a pedophile with alleged ties to a Gypsy trafficking ring.
With three others, they now constitute the San Miguel Five and play a combination of Afro-Latin, classical, and Gypsy jazz.
An avid gardener, he resides in the Hough neighborhood of Cleveland with his wife, Brenda, and their two dogs, Gypsy and Ginger.
(the exclamation point will be a must) as a blockbuster in the tradition of Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, and Funny Girl.
"What eyes he's got ain't for you," answered the Gypsy cruelly.
Gypsy would have nothing to do with her, and sniffed the air with offended dignity.
I looked from Gavin to the Gypsy woman, and again from her to him, and she began to tell a lie in his interest.
"Sit where you are, girl," commanded the Gypsy in sepulchral tones.
To tell the fortunes of Gypsy girls was, he thought, the refinement of presumption.
also gipsy, c.1600, alteration of gypcian, a worn-down Middle English dialectal form of egypcien "Egyptian," from the supposed origin of these people. As an adjective, from 1620s.
Cognate with Spanish Gitano and close in sense to Turkish and Arabic Kipti "gypsy," literally "Coptic;" but in Middle French they were Bohémien (see bohemian), and in Spanish also Flamenco "from Flanders." "The gipsies seem doomed to be associated with countries with which they have nothing to do" [Weekley]. Zingari, the Italian and German name, is of unknown origin. Romany is from the people's own language, a plural adjective form of rom "man." Gipsy is the prefered spelling in England.
To make a risky bet or call: You will find players consistently gypsying, flat-calling with kings up or less (1940s+ Gambling); (1950s+)
Specification and verification of concurrent systems software. Message passing using named mailboxes. Separately compilable units: routine (procedure, function, or process), type and constant definition, each with a list of access rights.
["Report on the Language Gypsy", A.L. Ambler et al, UT Austin ICSCS-CMP-1976-08-1].