Bohemian

See also: bohemian

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Bohemia +‎ -ian

In sense of Romani and by association, marginalized artists, from French bohémien (person from Bohemia, Romani), from Bohême (Bohemia). Regarding the sense evolution, compare gypsy.

NounEdit

Bohemian (countable and uncountable, plural Bohemians)

  1. (countable) A native or resident of Bohemia.
  2. (uncountable) The dialect of the Czech language spoken in Bohemia.
  3. (countable, archaic) A Gypsy, a Romani.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of bohemian; an unconventional artist.

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AdjectiveEdit

Bohemian (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to Bohemia or its language.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of bohemian; unconventional in habit or dress.

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