Romany - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɑːməni|
Brit.  |ˈrəʊməni|

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)
- the Indic language of the Gypsies (syn: gypsy, romany)

adjective

- of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture(syn: romani, romany)

Examples

Romany folk songs

Word forms

noun
singular: Romany
plural: Romanies
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