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4 definitions found
 for Bohemian
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bohemian \Bo*he"mi*an\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its
        ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See Bohemian,
        n., 2.
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     2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or "Bohemian" (see
        Bohemian, n., 3); vagabond; unconventional; free and
        easy. [Modern]
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              Hers was a pleasant Bohemian life till she was five
              and thirty.                           --Blackw. Mag.
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              Artists have abandoned their Bohemian manners and
              customs nowadays.                     --W. Black.
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     Bohemian chatterer, or Bohemian waxwing (Zool.), a small
        bird of Europe and America ({Ampelis garrulus); the
        waxwing.
  
     Bohemian glass, a variety of hard glass of fine quality,
        made in Bohemia. It is of variable composition, containing
        usually silica, lime, and potash, rarely soda, but no
        lead. It is often remarkable for beauty of color.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bohemian \Bo*he"mi*an\, n.
     1. A native of Bohemia.
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     2. The language of the Czechs (the ancient inhabitants of
        Bohemia), the richest and most developed of the dialects
        of the Slavic family.
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     3. A restless vagabond; -- originally, an idle stroller or
        gypsy (as in France) thought to have come from Bohemia; in
        later times often applied to an adventurer in art or
        literature, of irregular, unconventional habits,
        questionable tastes, or free morals. [Modern]
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     Note: In this sense from the French boh['e]mien, a gypsy;
           also, a person of irregular habits.
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                 She was of a wild, roving nature, inherited from
                 father and mother, who were both Bohemians by
                 taste and circumstances.           --Thackeray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Bohemian
      adj 1: of or relating to Bohemia or its language or people
      2: unconventional in especially appearance and behavior; "a
         bohemian life style"
      n 1: 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:
           Gypsy, Gipsy, Romany, Rommany, Romani, Roma,
           Bohemian]
      2: a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
      3: a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional
         life

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "Bohemian":
     Arab, Bedouin, Romany, Zigeuner, affable, beat, beatnik, breakaway,
     casual, cordial, degage, deviant, dissenter, dropout, easy,
     easygoing, eccentric, familiar, far out, flower child, folksy,
     freak, free and easy, fringy, gracious, gypsy, haymish, heretic,
     heretical, heterodox, hippie, homely, homey, iconoclast, informal,
     irregular, kinky, loose, maverick, misfit, natural, nomad,
     nonconformist, nonjuror, not cricket, not done, not kosher,
     offbeat, offhand, offhanded, original, plain, recusant, relaxed,
     sectarian, sectary, simple, sociable, swinger, tzigane,
     ugly duckling, unaffected, unassuming, unceremonious, unconforming,
     unconformist, unconstrained, unconventional, unfashionable,
     unofficial, unorthodox, unstudied, way out, yippie, zingaro
  
  

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