[b_əʊ_h_ˈiː_m_iə_n], [bə͡ʊhˈiːmi͡ən], [bə‍ʊhˈiːmi‍ən]

Definitions of bohemian:

  1.   a member of a nomadic people originating in northern India and now living on all continents
  2.   Bohemian.
  3.   The language of the Czechs ( the ancient inhabitants of Bohemia), the richest and most developed of the dialects of the Slavic family.
  4.   One of the people of Bohemia, a province of Austria- Hungary, or their language.
  5.   A restless vagabond; - originally, an idle stroller or gypsy ( as in France) thought to have come from Bohemia; in later times often applied to an adventurer in art or literature, of irregular, unconventional habits, questionable tastes, or free morals.
  6.   A person, generally affecting art of some kind, who leads a gipsy life and despises conventionality.
  8.   Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or Bohemian ( see Bohemian, n., 3); vagabond; unconventional; free and easy.
  9.   Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See Bohemian, n., 2.
  10.   Applied to persons of loose and irregular habits.
  11.   A person, as an author, artist, or actor, of unconventional and irregular life.
  12.   a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
  13.   a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
  14.   A native of Bohemia.
  15.   unconventional in especially appearance and behavior; " a bohemian life style"
  16.   A Gipsy.

Antonyms for bohemian:

conformist, supporter, conventional, follower, Conformer, adherent, sheep.

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. My look is a Modern Bohemian type thing. – Frances Bean Cobain
  3. I was constantly being around artists and Bohemian types. – Spencer Dryden
  4. Fifty years ago, it was the dream of every bohemian artist to be seen getting out of a limousine wearing blue jeans and sneakers. Today, it's the dream of probably half the people in the country. – Brad Holland
  5. I was not a collective person or a bohemian I was an elitist. – Elia Kazan
  6. My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner. – Lenny Kravitz
  7. Long hair is considered bohemian which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket. – Marge Piercy
  8. Without sounding too pretentious, I was sort of a slave to the narrative. When the narrative cracks in, I have to go where it takes me. I had to go to the Bohemian Grove. It was the obvious end to the book. – Jon Ronson
  9. I was somewhat out of place among my classmates; I could not be as bohemian as they were. – Erno Rubik
  10. It was my mom and I against the world. We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles. – Brooke Shields
  11. I used to think then that I was Bohemian but I know now that I am not. I prefer order and precision to untidiness and looseness. – Conrad Veidt

Usage examples for bohemian:

  1. Your genuine Bohemian rarely is. ” – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. “ 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
  3. She was quite a Bohemian – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  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. He was no longer the genial bohemian of a Tanrade I had known. ” – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  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. And, having been in it, what's he doing dropping into this line; backing a circus, and traveling with it like a Bohemian – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  8. And for five months this charming creature passed through the miseries of Bohemian life, a smile and a song on her lips. ” – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  9. 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
  10. Canes are indispensable to the simple vanity of the Bohemian – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  11. Everyone is wild about this in a minute, and says how quaint and jolly Bohemian it will be. ” – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  12. “ I told him I wanted it translated into the Bohemian language. ” – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  13. You cannot be allowed to roam round Vienna in that Bohemian way. ” – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  14. 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. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  15. “ A little in that way, I think, Lady Eustace;- not a demagogue, but demagognical;- not a Bohemian but that way given. ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  16. “ Sebastian was a huge Bohemian rubber, and Scanlon agreed to accept his ministrations. ” – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  17. “ 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
  18. Nevertheless there was but little of the bohemian about him. ” – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  19. However, he had prepared to meet events that might follow on his death, and had secured the succession to his son Wenceslaus, fourth and last Bohemian King of that name. ” – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  20. 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

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