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Gypsy

Gyp·sy (Gip·sy)

Gypsy (Gipsy)

pronunciation:
jIp si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: Gipsies, Gypsies
definition 1: one of a nomadic people, originally from India, now found throughout the world.
definition 2: the language of these people; Romany.
definition 3: (l.c.) one regarded as looking or behaving like a Gypsy.
Word History
Wandering people in Britain who were believed to come from Egypt were called Gypsies. They were actually the Romany people from northwestern India.