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A person with artistic or literary interests who disregards conventional standards of behavior.

[French bohémien, from Bohême, Bohemia (from the unconventional lifestyle of the Romani people, erroneously supposed to have come from there).]

bo·he′mi·an adj.
bo·he′mi·an·ism n.


a. A native or inhabitant of Bohemia.
b. A person of Bohemian ancestry.
2. The Czech dialects of Bohemia.
a. Archaic A Romani person.
b. An itinerant person; a vagabond.

[Sense 3, translation of French bohémien; see bohemian.]


unconventional behaviour or appearance, esp of an artist


the practice of individualistic, unconventional, and relaxed conduct, of ten in an artistic context, expressing disregard for or opposition to ordinary conventions. — bohemian, n., adj.
See also: Behavior
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bohemianism - conduct characteristic of a bohemian
behavior, conduct, doings, behaviour - manner of acting or controlling yourself


[bəʊˈhiːmɪənɪzəm] Nbohemia f, vida f bohemia


nunkonventionelle or unbürgerliche Lebensweise
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