bohemian

[b_əʊ_h_ˈiː_m_iə_n], [bə͡ʊhˈiːmi͡ən], [bə‍ʊhˈiːmi‍ən]

Definitions of bohemian:

  1.   BOHEMIANISM. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A person, generally affecting art of some kind, who leads a gipsy life and despises conventionality. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Applied to persons of loose and irregular habits. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for bohemian:

  1. Well, isn't Bohemia a place where everyone is as good as everyone else- and must not a waiter be a little less than a waiter to be a good Bohemian – Djuna Barnes
  2. I was constantly being around artists and Bohemian types. – Spencer Dryden
  3. I was not a collective person or a bohemian I was an elitist. – Elia Kazan
  4. My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner. – Lenny Kravitz
  5. I was somewhat out of place among my classmates; I could not be as bohemian as they were. – Erno Rubik

Usage examples for bohemian:

  1. “ Sebastian was a huge Bohemian rubber, and Scanlon agreed to accept his ministrations. ” – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. Everyone is wild about this in a minute, and says how quaint and jolly Bohemian it will be. ” – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Generally they all managed to meet every day, and the usual trysting- place was The Haven, partly because it was in so central a situation for everybody, but chiefly because the kind- hearted, unconventional Castletons were ready at any and every time to welcome visitors, and would allow friends to 'drop in' in true Bohemian fashion, quite regardless of whatever happened to be taking place in the household. ” – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  4. They were both of them too bohemian of taste and habit to conform to the strict rules which society imposes in certain directions, even had they been able to enter the charmed circle. ” – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  5. “ For after five winters in New York and a couple in London you can't help bumping into the Bohemian type, not to mention an occasional collision with 'em up and down the Continent. ” – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  6. He never spoke much about his Bohemian estates, though his step- brothers were much interested in them. ” – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  7. “ No man is a Bohemian who has to pay a water tax and a street tax. ” – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  8. “ I told him I wanted it translated into the Bohemian language. ” – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. They were such an unusual family, so clever and interesting, yet with Bohemian ways that were different from those of any one she had yet known. ” – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  10. Nevertheless there was but little of the bohemian about him. ” – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas

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