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I discovered that there is Indian blood in my ancestry on my father's side - a fact that had not been talked about in my family. No wonder I've often been cast in exotic roles - Indian princesses, Russian revolutionaries, Algerians, Gypsies and Greeks.
Diana Quick

Meaning of "Gypsies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GYPSIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GYPSIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gypsies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GYPSIES

Gyprock
gypseian
gypseous
gypsiferous
gypsophila
gypster
gypsum
Gypsy
gypsy cab
gypsy driver
gypsy moth
Gypsy-like
Gypsydom
Gypsyhood
Gypsyish

WORDS THAT END LIKE GYPSIES

autopsies
biopsies
busies
controversies
cosies
daisies
ecstasies
embassies
fantasies
Gipsies
hussies
missies
necropsies
nympholepsies
palsies
popsies
pussies
sies
sissies
whimsies

Synonyms and antonyms of Gypsies in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GYPSIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «Gypsies» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of Gypsies

Translation of «Gypsies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GYPSIES

Find out the translation of Gypsies to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Gypsies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Gypsies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

吉普赛人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gitanos
570 millions of speakers

English

Gypsies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिप्सी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الغجر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цыгане
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ciganos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিপ্সি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tsiganes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gypsy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zigeuner
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジプシー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

집시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gypsies
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gypsies
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜிப்ஸிகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भटके
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çingeneler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Zingari
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cyganie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

цигани
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Țiganii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τσιγγάνοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sigeuners
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gypsies
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gypsies
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gypsies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GYPSIES»

The term «Gypsies» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.966 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GYPSIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gypsies

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4 QUOTES WITH «GYPSIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gypsies.
1
Fairuza Balk
My family is basically Gypsies - for real.
2
Franz Liszt
The music of the Gypsies belongs in the sphere of improvisation rather than in any other, without which it would have no power to exist.
3
Diana Quick
I discovered that there is Indian blood in my ancestry on my father's side - a fact that had not been talked about in my family. No wonder I've often been cast in exotic roles - Indian princesses, Russian revolutionaries, Algerians, Gypsies and Greeks.
4
Brent Spiner
My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GYPSIES»

Discover the use of Gypsies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gypsies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and their Journey
While researching the book, Fonseca learned Romany and stayed with the gypsies, becoming deeply involved with their lives, and befriending several gypsy kings.
Isabel Fonseca, 2011
2
Gypsies: An Interdisciplinary Reader
"First Published in 1998, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."
Diane Tong, 1998
3
Gypsies: an illustrated history
In this lively and informative book, Jean-Pierre Liegeois traces the origins of the Gypsies in a sympathetic though not uncritical portrayal. Ideal for anyone who wishes to learn more about this misunderstood people.
Jean-Pierre Liégeois, 1986
4
Gypsies: The Hidden Americans
An in-depth anthropological study of a community of gypsies living in California. Emphasis of their kinship system, marriage patterns, leadership structure, & economic & moral systems.
Anne Sutherland, 1986
5
The East European Gypsies: Regime Change, Marginality, and ...
Includes statistics.
Zoltan Barany, 2002
6
The Nazi Persecution of the Gypsies
They were branded as "asocials," harassed, and eventually herded into concentration camps where many thousands were killed. But until now the story of their persecution has either been overlooked or distorted.
Guenter Lewy Professor Emeritus of Political Science University of Massachusetts, 1999
7
The Traveller-Gypsies
The first monograph to be published on Gypsies in Britain using the perspective of social anthropology.
Judith Okely, 1983
8
Gypsies
Karen White can open 'doors' between universes.
Robert Charles Wilson, 2013
9
Gypsies Under the Swastika
" "This revised edition contains an expanded section on Romania as well as new illustrations and reference notes. The text has been updated to reflect newly available source material." --Book Jacket.
Donald Kenrick, Grattan Puxon, 2009
10
Germany and Its Gypsies: A Post-Auschwitz Ordeal
Margalit follows the story from the heightened racism of the nineteenth century to the National Socialist genocidal policies that resulted in the murder of most German Gypsies, from the shifting attitudes in the two Germanys in 1945 through ...
Gilad Margalit, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GYPSIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gypsies is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Do Gypsies pay their council tax?
In the article, John says that out of choice, his people prefer to move about rather than stay in one location. Nothing wrong with that. I commuted ... «Plymouth Herald, Jul 15»
2
Former Swansea Council leader David Phillips says gypsy site …
A FAILED search to find provision for gypsies and travellers in Swansea could have had better outcomes if handled faster and without potential ... «South Wales Evening Post, Jul 15»
3
Staying putt: Gypsies pitch up at world renowned championship golf …
The group of gypsies have pitched up on the 17th hole of the prestigious Ganton Golf Club, where green fees cost up to £100. Peeved players ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Aaron Comess to Play Free Show with Air Conditioned Gypsies
Aaron Comess will bring his improv group The Air Conditioned Gypsies to New York City's Rockwood Stage 2 on July 27. The free show will ... «jambands.com, Jul 15»
5
£500000 allocated to find sites for gypsies
The initiative, that will see East Devon District Council (EDDC) consult with gypsies and travellers directly in order to provide suitable land for ... «Exmouth Journal, Jul 15»
6
Casper Snow Gypsies partner with Make A Wish Wyoming for …
(Casper, Wyo.) – Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines for the the Casper Snow Gypsies and Make A Wish Wyoming's Summer Poker Run. «Oil City, Jul 15»
7
Aaron Comess and The Air Conditioned Gypsies Return to …
Drummer Aaron Comess builds on his recent series of standing room only NYC concerts as he returns on July 27th for an 'improv' instrumental ... «Music Indistry News Network, Jul 15»
8
Gypsies set up camp in Alveston and bring "unease" to residents
At the time of going to print, a group of gypsies remain in Down Road, Alveston, after setting up camp there to the frustration of residents and the council. «Gazette Series, Jul 15»
9
Decision on Malvern gypsies put on hold
CONTENTIOUS proposals to allow gypsies to continue to live on land near Malvern have been put on hold. An application has been submitted ... «Malvern Observer, Jul 15»
10
Council seek court order to evict gypsies
COUNCIL officials are still waiting to obtain a court order to remove travellers who set up camp on playing fields. Around seven caravans and ... «Stoke Sentinel, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gypsies [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gypsies>. Oct 2020 ».
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