Salvador Dali is an example of a bohemian artist.
- a person born or living in Bohemia
- Czech (noun)
Origin of BohemianFrench Bohémien: from the fact that the Gypsies passed through Bohemia to reach western Europe a Gypsy
- [usuallyb-] a person, esp. an artist, poet, etc., who lives in an unconventional, nonconforming way
- of Bohemia or its people, language, or culture; Czech
- [usuallyb-] like or characteristic of a bohemian
Origin of bohemianFrench bohémien from Bohême Bohemia (from the unconventional lifestyle of the Romani people, erroneously supposed to have come from there)
- a. A native or inhabitant of Bohemia.b. A person of Bohemian ancestry.
- The Czech dialects of Bohemia.
- a. Archaic A Romani person.b. An itinerant person; a vagabond.
Origin of BohemianSense 3, translation of French bohémien ; see bohemian .
(comparative more bohemian, superlative most bohemian)
(countable and uncountable, plural Bohemians)
- Of, or relating to Bohemia or its language.
- Of, or relating to the untraditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artists, writers, musicians, and actors in major European cities (by extension, major North American cities as well).