Bo·​he·​mi·​an | \bō-ˈhē-mē-ən \

Definition of Bohemian 

1a : a native or inhabitant of Bohemia

b : the group of Czech dialects used in Bohemia

2 often not capitalized

a : vagabond, wanderer especially : gypsy

b : a person (such as a writer or an artist) living an unconventional life usually in a colony with others

Other Words from Bohemian

bohemian adjective often capitalized

First Known Use of Bohemian

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Bohemian

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