Gypsyism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gypsyism The arts and practices or habits of gypsies; deception; cheating; flattery.
    • Gypsyism The state of a gypsy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gypsyism . See Gipsy.
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Usage

In literature:

The companion of his travel is some foul, sun-burnt quean, that, since the terrible statute, has recanted gypsyism, and is turned pedlaress.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And every gypsyism, whether of word or way, was greeted with delighted laughter.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
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