noun (plural Roma /ˈrōmə/)
A Gypsy, especially a man.
- The young married person becomes a Rom (male adult Roma) or a Romni (female adult Roma).
- The position in the Czech Republic is such that it will in our view be impossible for a Rom or anyone who has suffered as a result of discrimination against Roma to establish a well-founded fear of persecution.
mid 19th century: abbreviation of Romany.
Definition of Rom in:
- British & World English dictionary