V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary


noun, adjective

Definition: (n.) an artistic person who lives an unconventional and non-conforming lifestyle; (adj.) artistic and unconventional

Synonyms: (n.) eccentric, artist, hippie, gypsy, (adj.) artistic, unconventional

Antonyms: (n.) yuppie, (adj.) traditional, conservative, conventional

Tips: Someone who is a bohemian or lives the bohemian lifestyle is a free spirit who has a creative mind and lives an unconventional life-style. Some people think bohemian is really a euphemism for "hippie." To call someone a bohemian is usually a compliment, but to some it may be considered a critique.

Usage Examples:

My fraternity brother became quite the bohemian--he travels around the country, playing guitar to make money. (artist, gypsy) noun

The two artists live a bohemian lifestyle--they have never been married, but have lived together happily for 20 years. (artistic, unconventional, free-spirited) adjective

I respect artistic-minded people who live a bohemian lifestyle, as long as they don't use drugs. (artistic, free-spirited, unconventional) adjective

I found it interesting that one of the twin brothers grew up to be a conservative accountant, while the other grew up to be a bohemian who paints murals for a living. (artist, gypsy) noun

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