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bohemian
used in Babbitt

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Definition
a person (often a writer or artist) living an unconventional life, usually with others
  • Babbitt disapproved of Mr. and Mrs. Doppelbrau as "Bohemian."
    Chapter 3 (5% in)
  • He wanted—Oh, he wanted to be one of these Bohemians you read about.
    Chapter 23 (68% in)
  • They were the Bunch, wise and beautiful and amusing; they were Bohemians and urbanites, accustomed to all the luxuries of Zenith: dance-halls, movie-theaters, and roadhouses; and in a cynical superiority to people who were "slow" or "tightwad" they cackled: "Oh, Pete, did I tell you what that dub of a cashier said when I came in late yesterday?
    Chapter 29 (35% in)
  • It's so Bohemian!"
    Chapter 29 (37% in)

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