Bohemian - definition, transcription

Amer.  |boʊˈhiːmiən|
Brit.  |bəʊˈhiːmɪən|

noun

- a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America) (syn: bohemian, gipsy, gypsy, roma, romani, romany, rommany)
- a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic (syn: bohemian)
- a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life (syn: bohemian)

adjective

- unconventional in especially appearance and behavior (syn: bohemian)

Examples

He acceded to the demand of the Bohemians.

She was of a wild, roving nature, inherited from father and mother, who were both Bohemians.

Which band had a hit with 'Bohemian Rhapsody'?

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