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Meaning of “gypsy” in the English Dictionary

"gypsy" in British English

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gypsynoun [C]

(UK also gipsy) uk   us   /ˈdʒɪp.si/ (also Romany)
a ​member of a ​race of ​peopleoriginally from ​northernIndia who ​typically used to ​travel from ​place to ​place, and now ​liveespecially in ​Europe and ​NorthAmerica: a gypsy ​caravan/​encampment
(Definition of gypsy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Gypsy" in American English

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Gypsynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɪp·si/
a ​member of a ​group of ​people who ​travel from ​place to ​place esp. in Europe and who ​originally came from ​northern India, or anyone who ​travels often and does not ​live in one ​place for ​long
(Definition of Gypsy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gypsy”
in Spanish gitano…
in Vietnamese dân Gipxi…
in Malaysian Gipsi…
in Thai ยิปซี…
in French bohémien, ienne, gitan/-ane…
in German der/die Zigeuner(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吉普赛人…
in Turkish çingene…
in Russian цыган, цыганка…
in Indonesian pengembara…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吉普賽人…
in Polish Cygan/ka…
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