Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bohemian
IPA transcription: [boʊh'imiən]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bohemian
    Meaning: unconventional in especially appearance and behavior; "a bohemian life style"
  • Synonyms: Bohemian
    Meaning: of or relating to Bohemia or its language or people
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bohemian
    Meaning: a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
  • Synonyms: Bohemian
    Meaning: a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
  • Synonyms: Gypsy, Gipsy, Romany, Rommany, Romani, Roma, Bohemian
    Meaning: a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
Usage examples
  • Others, like the three Bohemian Marys, tried to make up for the years of youth they had lost.
  • There had grown upon him lately certain Bohemian propensities,--a love of absolute independence in his thoughts as well as actions,--which were antagonistic to marriage.
  • To-day the best that a harassed Black Hawk merchant can hope for is to sell provisions and farm machinery and automobiles to the rich farms where that first crop of stalwart Bohemian and Scandinavian girls are now the mistresses.
  • Its realization is enormously hampered by the division of its languages, and the fact that in the Bohemian language, in Polish and in Russian, there exist distinct literatures, almost equally splendid in achievement, but equally insufficient in quantity and range to establish a claim to replace all other Slavonic dialects.