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Nomad vs. Gypsy

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Main Difference

The main difference between Nomad and Gypsy is that the Nomad is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another and Gypsy is a ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas

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  • Nomad (noun)

    A member of a society or class who herd animals from pasture to pasture with no fixed home.

  • Nomad (noun)

    : an itinerant person.

  • Nomad (noun)

    A person who changes residence frequently.

  • Nomad (noun)

    A player who changes teams frequently.

  • Nomad (adjective)

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  • Gypsy (noun)

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

  • Gypsy (noun)

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

  • Gypsy (noun)

    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.}}

  • Gypsy (noun)

    A person with a dark complexion.

  • Gypsy (noun)

    A sly, roguish woman.

  • Gypsy (adjective)

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

  • Gypsy (adjective)

    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.

    "If anyone questions them, they'll fold up faster than a gypsy roofing company."

  • Gypsy (verb)

    To roam around the country like a gypsy.

  • Gypsy (verb)

    To perform the gypsy step in contra dancing.

Wiktionary
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  • Nomad (noun)

    One of a race or tribe that has no fixed location, but wanders from place to place in search of pasture or game.

  • Nomad (adjective)

    Roving; nomadic.

  • Gypsy (noun)

    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.

  • Gypsy (noun)

    The language used by the gypsies.

  • Gypsy (noun)

    A dark-complexioned person.

  • Gypsy (noun)

    A cunning or crafty person.

  • Gypsy (adjective)

    Pertaining to, or suitable for, gypsies.

  • Gypsy (verb)

    To play the gypsy; to picnic in the woods.

Webster Dictionary
  • Nomad (noun)

    a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons

  • Gypsy (noun)

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

  • Gypsy (noun)

    the Indic language of the Gypsies

Princeton's WordNet

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