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bohemian
used in The Magic Mountain

7 uses
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Definition
a person (often a writer or artist) living an unconventional life, usually with others
  • The retailer, he reported, had rented the upper floors of his property to a Bohemian ladies' tailor, who was now subletting some of the space.
    6.1 - Changes (57% in)
  • "Yep, sleeves, it's for an ol' lady," Lukacek replied with a heavy Bohemian accent.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (19% in)
  • Although this Bohemian was as stocky as a badger and displayed an appetite quite amazing even for people up here, he had been asserting for four years now that he would soon die.
    6.5 - An Attack Repulsed (6% in)
  • He was also inclined to temper tantrums and had frequently clashed with Herr Wenzel about politics or other matters, for he was incensed by the nationalist aspirations of the Bohemian, who likewise declared himself an advocate of temperance and would sometimes cast moral aspersions on the brewer's profession, whereupon the latter would turn red-faced and defend the incontestable benefits to health found in the beverage with which his interests were so intimately entwined.
    6.5 - An Attack Repulsed (9% in)
  • But since Wenzel the Bohemian, a man of musical sensitivities, who would certainly never mishandle or damage the instrument, was in charge on these occasions, Hans Castorp could hand it over with reasonable equanimity.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (50% in)
  • They were all permanent residents, either firmly rooted or at least of very long standing, like Dr. Ting-Fu and Wenzel the Bohemian, whom he met on the stairs, and the group they greeted in Dr. Krokowski's office: Herr Ferge and Heir Wehsal for instance, the prosecutor, the ladies Levi and Kleefeld, not to mention those who had told him about the apparition of Holger's head, and, of course, the medium herself, Elly Brand.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (60% in)
  • They were thirteen in all, not including Wenzel the Bohemian, who kept himself available for tending to Polyhymnia's needs and, having now readied her for service, took a place on a stool toward the middle of the room behind the others.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (70% in)

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