Associations to the word «Bohemian»


BOHEMIAN, noun. An unconventional or nonconformist artist or writer.
BOHEMIAN, adjective. Unconventional, especially in habit or dress.
BOHEMIAN, noun. (countable) A native or resident of Bohemia.
BOHEMIAN, noun. (uncountable) The dialect of the Czech language spoken in Bohemia.
BOHEMIAN, noun. (countable) (archaic) A Gypsy, a Romani.
BOHEMIAN, noun. (countable) (slang) A marginalized and impoverished young artist, or member of the urban literati.
BOHEMIAN, adjective. Of, or relating to Bohemia or its language.
BOHEMIAN, adjective. Of, or relating to the untraditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artists, writers, musicians, and actors in major European cities (or by extension, major North American cities as well).
BOHEMIAN CHATTERER, noun. A bird, the Bohemian waxwing.
BOHEMIAN GLASS, noun. 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 colour.
BOHEMIAN OLIVE, noun. The plant Elaeagnus angustifolia.
BOHEMIAN OLIVES, noun. Plural of Bohemian olive
BOHEMIAN WAXWING, noun. The bird Bombycilla garrulus.
BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS, noun. Plural of Bohemian waxwing

Dictionary definition

BOHEMIAN, 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).
BOHEMIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic.
BOHEMIAN, noun. A nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life.
BOHEMIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Bohemia or its language or people.
BOHEMIAN, adjective. Unconventional in especially appearance and behavior; "a bohemian life style".

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