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Synonyms for gypsy

Synonyms for gypsy

a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment

a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling

the Indic language of the Gypsies

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Some of the retired guys that brought thrills were Corrie Theron, Coenie Kruger, Fakkie Gous, Gypsey Grewar, Duppie Du Buisson, Dawid and Eben Keyser, Pierre Gous and last but not least, the late, John Branca and Johan Myburgh.
Saturday August 14's line-up includes Andy Sharrocks And The Smokin' Jackets, The Groundhogs, Emily Breeze, Eddie Martin Band, John E Vistic, Gypsey Pistoleros and Blues Brothers tribute act The Brothers Grimm.
Instead of ingenious essays, elegant pieces of gallantry, and witty satires all stuck over with classical allusions, we have, in our popular poetry, the dreams of convicts, and the agonies of Gypsey women,--and the exploits of buccaneers, freebooters, and savages--and pictures to shudder at, of remorse, revenge, and insanity--and the triumph of generous feelings in scenes of anguish and terror--and the heroism of low-born affection and the tragedies of vulgar atrocity.
Primrose is a model--an abstract copy or general example--of prudence in this new environment, helping his family to adjust to their lower social status, until the appearance of "a fortune-telling gypsey." "Tired of being wise," he lets his daughters have their fortune told (73).
Madam Hazel's channeling of the Indian woman and practices of "gypsey fortune telling" are consistent with common associations of the occult with foreigners, Indians, and African Americans (150).
Banquo's questions are the ones "a Girl would make after she had heard a Gypsey [sic] tell her School-fellow's Fortune--all perfectly general--or rather planless."
Choose from the 1959 Austin Gypsey firetender or the ever-popular Barbie car.
And all this wicked Gypsey Story is, as it seems, a Forgery upon us both, and has quite ruin'd me!" (214).