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gypsy US English

A member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling. Gypsies are now found mostly in Europe, parts of North Africa, and North America, but are believed to have originated in South Asia

gypsy US Thesaurus

a caravan of gypsies

Gypsy New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in reference to the nomadic people; lower case in sense ‘free spirit’

Gypsy in gypsy US English

A member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling. Gypsies are now found mostly in Europe, parts of North Africa, and North America, but are believed to have originated in South Asia

gypsy cab US English

A taxi that is licensed only to respond to telephone calls, typically one that nevertheless cruises for prospective fares

gypsy moth US English

A tussock moth having a brown male and larger white female. The caterpillar can be a serious pest of orchards and woodland

Lee, Gypsy Rose US English

(1914–70), US striptease artist; born Rose Louise Hovick. In the 1930s, she became famous on Broadway for her sophisticated striptease act. Her autobiography, Gypsy (1957), was made into a movie in 1962