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a person who lives in an unconventional way

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bohemian - nonconformist

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A ‘bohemian’ is somebody who lives their life in a highly informal and relaxed way that rejects the accepted rules for behaviour put in place by society. They are often artistic or musical and generally choose to live among similar-minded people. This word can also be used to refer to a place that is quirky or often frequented by such people.

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  1. There’s a bohemian cafe at the end of my street where poets, writers, and musicians gather to talk and share ideas.

  2. I used to lead a bohemian lifestyle, but once I had a child I settled down and got a fulltime job.

  3. Kevin didn’t enjoy the bohemian atmosphere of the start-up business. He believes that rather than create a better working environment, it leads to confusion and a lack of productivity.

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