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Gypsy vs. Zingaro

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Gypsynoun

alternative form of Gypsy|nodot=1: a member of the Romani people.

Zingaronoun

(archaic) a Gypsy

Gypsynoun

(colloquial) An itinerant person or any person, not necessarily Romani; a tinker, a traveller or a carny.

Zingaronoun

A gypsy.

Gypsynoun

A move in contra dancing in which two dancers walk in a circle around each other while maintaining eye contact (but not touching as in a swing). whole gyp, half gyp, and gypsy meltdown, in which this step precedes a swing.}}

Gypsynoun

(dated) A person with a dark complexion.

Gypsynoun

(dated) A sly, roguish woman.

Gypsyadjective

alternative form of Gypsy|nodot=1: of or belonging to the Romani people or one of it sub-groups (Roma, Sinti, Romanichel, etc).

Gypsyadjective

(offensive) Of or having the qualities of an itinerant person or group with qualities traditionally ascribed to Romani people; making a living from dishonest practices or theft etc.

β€˜If anyone questions them, they'll fold up faster than a gypsy roofing company.’;

Gypsyverb

(intransitive) To roam around the country like a gypsy.

Gypsyverb

To perform the gypsy step in contra dancing.

Gypsynoun

One of a vagabond race, whose tribes, coming originally from India, entered Europe in the 14th or 15th century, and are now scattered over Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Spain, England, etc., living by theft, fortune telling, horsejockeying, tinkering, etc. Cf. Bohemian, Romany.

β€˜Like a right gypsy, hath, at fast and loose,Beguiled me to the very heart of loss.’;

Gypsynoun

The language used by the gypsies.

Gypsynoun

A dark-complexioned person.

Gypsynoun

A cunning or crafty person.

Gypsyadjective

Pertaining to, or suitable for, gypsies.

Gypsyverb

To play the gypsy; to picnic in the woods.

Gypsynoun

a member of a nomadic people originating in northern India and now living on all continents

Gypsynoun

the Indic language of the Gypsies

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