Definition of gitano in English:

gitano

noun

  • A male Spanish gypsy.

    • ‘The gitano is sober, hard working, and intelligent.’
    • ‘The gitano asked me a stiff price but did not swindle me.’
    • ‘The gitano offered me almonds and a few figs.’
    • ‘Even groups such as the Gitanos or Romnichals, despite having lost most of their original language, still maintain a strong sense of ethnic identity and exclusiveness.’
    • ‘The Gitanos sing, clap and dance for themselves.’
    • ‘The gitano gave me a good lunch, of which I ate and drank sparingly.’
    • ‘Residents from the rest of the district oppose both drug users and Gitano drug dealers.’
    • ‘The gitano, talking of Juan, put his finger to his head.’
    • ‘As a society within a society, the Gitanos of Spain have maintained their art as a connection to an unwritten past and a way to share it with others.’
    • ‘The musical art of flamenco has its genesis in the culture of the Gitano, and eventually emerged as a thriving part of Spanish culture today.’
    • ‘Tres Mils is a rundown estate on Seville's South Side, and home to the city's Gitano community since the Sixties.’
    romany, rom, chal, chai, gitana, tzigane, zingaro, zigeuner, zingana, didicoi
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Origin

Spanish.

Pronunciation

gitano

/dʒɪˈtɑːnəʊ//xiˈtano/