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Gyp·sy [or] Gip·sy

Gypsy [or] Gipsy

 
pronunciation:
jIp si
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Word History
part of speech: noun
inflections: Gypsies, Gipsies
definition 1: a member of a group of wandering people who came from India long ago. Gypsies are now found throughout the world.
definition 2: (lower case) one thought of as acting like a Gypsy.
She lives like a gypsy because her job requires so much travelling.
Word History
Wandering people in Britain who were believed to come from Egypt were called Gypsies. They were actually the Romany people from northwestern India.