Definition of Romani in English :

Define Romani in English

Romani meaning in English

Meaning of Romani in English

Pronunciation of Romani in English

Romani pronunciation in English

Pronounce Romani in English


see synonyms of romani


1. bohemian, gipsy, gypsy, roma, romani, romany, rommany

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)


2. romani, romany

of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture

Example Sentences:
'Romani nomads'
'Romany folk songs'
'a Gypsy fortune-teller'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of romani
noun plural -nis
a variant spelling of Romany

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of romani
n. pl. Romani or Rom·a·nis also Romany or Rom·a·nies
1. A member of a people that arrived in Europe in migrations from northern India around the 14th century, now also living in the Americas and Australia. Many Romani groups have preserved elements of their traditional culture, including an itinerant existence and the Romani language. Also called Roma.
2. The Indic language of the Romani.
Of or relating to the Romani or their language or culture.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.