Both Rom and Romany have been in use in English since the 19th century as an alternative for Gypsy. Romany is also spelled Romani, or Rommany.
What can I use in place of Gypsy?
synonyms for gypsybohemian.nomad.roamer.sharper.vagrant.tzigane.zingara.zingaro.
What is a better word for gypsy?
What is another word for gypsy?RomGypsyRomaRomaniRomanichalSintitziganeroamerBohemianrambler5 more rows
What is a slang word for gypsy?
Pikey (/ˈpaɪkiː/; also spelled pikie, pykie) is a slang term, which is pejorative and considered by many to be a slur. It is used mainly in the UK to refer to people who are of the Traveller community, an ethnic group found in Great Britain and Ireland.
What is a non gypsy called?
In Romani culture, a gadjo (feminine: gadji) is a person who has no Romanipen. It is often used by Romanies to address or denote outsider neighbors living within or very near their community. Gorja, often spelled Gorger, is the Angloromani variation of the word Gadjo.
Is there a gypsy accent?
Chav, mush, cushti and wonga - all words that have embedded themselves into the English vocabulary. But few people would guess their origins belong to a 16th century Romany Gypsy dialect still spoken by some travellers today.