gipsying

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

gipsying

  1. Present participle of gipsy.
    • L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
      Meantime she sang: her song was — “In the days when we went gipsying, / A long time ago." I had often heard the song before, and always with lively delight; for Bessie had a sweet voice, — at least, I thought so.

Noun[edit]

gipsying (plural gipsyings)

  1. (archaic) An excursion into the countryside.
    • 1871, Peter Bayne, The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller
      His friend Finlay had returned from the West Indies, and, making a tour through England and Ireland, bent his steps to the North to revisit the scenes of his youthful gipsyings with Miller.