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gypsy

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verb gyp·sy \ˈjip-sē\

Definition of gypsy

gyp·siedgyp·sy·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to live or roam like a Gypsy



Circa 1627

First Known Use of gypsy

circa 1627

Rhymes with gypsy


Gypsy

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noun Gyp·sy \ˈjip-sē\

Simple Definition of Gypsy

  • : a member of a group of people who originally came from northern India and now live mostly in Asia, Europe, and North America

Full Definition of Gypsy

plural Gypsies

  1. 1 :  a member of a traditionally itinerant people who originated in northern India and now live chiefly in south and southwest Asia, Europe, and North America

  2. 2 :  romany 2

  3. 3 not capitalized :  one that resembles a Gypsy; especially :  wanderer

Origin of gypsy

by shortening & alteration from Egyptian


First Known Use: 1537

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