Definition of gypsy:
- A cunning or crafty person
- A dark- complexioned person.
- Alt. of Gipsy, moth
- One of a vagabond race, whose tribes, coming originally from India, entered Europe in 14th or 15th centry, and are now scattered over Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Spain, England, etc., living by theft, fortune telling, horsejockeying, tinkering, etc. Cf. Bohemian, Romany.
- Pertaining to, or suitable for, gypsies.
- The language used by the gypsies.
- To play the gypsy; to picnic in the woods.
- "Flamsted quarries", Mary E. Waller.
But Will and Joe and the gypsy Puglioni went back to their gin, and robbed and cheated again in the tavern of foul repute, and knew not that in their sinful lives they had sinned one sin at which the Angels smiled.- "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories", Lord Dunsany.
- "The Redemption of David Corson", Charles Frederic Goss.