Romany

noun Ro·ma·ny \ ˈrä-mə-nē , ˈrō- \
variants: or less commonly Romani
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Romany

plural Romanies also Romanis
1 : gypsy 1
2 : the Indo-Aryan language of the Gypsies

Romany

adjective

Origin and Etymology of romany

Romany romani, feminine of romano, adjective, Gypsy, from rom Gypsy man — more at rom


ROMANY Defined for English Language Learners

Romany

noun

Definition of Romany for English Language Learners

  • : the language of the Gypsies


Learn More about romany


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Romany? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

ditzy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!