noun plural -gios

(sometimes not capital) a word used by Gypsies for a non-Gypsy

Word Origin for Gorgio

from Romany
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Examples from the Web for gorgio

Historical Examples of gorgio

  • Fortune-telling is a resource to some extent, but even this is meddled with by the Gorgio and his laws.

    Gipsy Life

    George Smith

  • (She laughed to herself at the conceit) and married, like a Gorgio bride, all in white!


    G. J. Whyte-Melville

  • Not only baffled in his search, but lost, like an overfed Gorgio, on the moor.


    G. J. Whyte-Melville

  • Sir Gorgio Midas has given 100,000 to found a Midas hospital.

    Not Guilty

    Robert Blatchford

  • For a Romany woman who marries a Gorgio the penalty is death.