What Is a Gypsy?

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Gypsy is a term that refers to a person from a nomadic group, usually in Romania. It can also be spelled 'gipsy.'
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Gyp·sy
[jip-see]
NOUN [PLURAL GYP·SIES.]
1.
a member of a nomadic, Caucasoid people of generally swarthy complexion, who migrated originally from India, settling in various parts of Asia, Europe, and, most recently, North America.
2.
Romany; the language of the Gypsies.
3.
(lowercase) a person held to resemble a gypsy, especially in physical characteristics or in a traditionally ascribed freedom or inclination to move from place to place.
4.
(lowercase) Informal. gypsy cab
5.
(lowercase) Informal. an independent, usually nonunion trucker, hauler, operator, etc.
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