Bohemian vs Maverick - What's the difference?

bohemian | maverick |


As nouns the difference between bohemian and maverick

is that bohemian is (countable) a native or resident of bohemia while maverick is an unbranded range animal.

As adjectives the difference between bohemian and maverick

is that bohemian is of, or relating to bohemia or its language while maverick is showing independence in thoughts or actions.

bohemian

Noun

(en noun)
  • an unconventional or nonconformist artist or writer.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • unconventional, especially in habit or dress.
  • Please tell me you're not one of Toulouse's oh-so-talented, charmingly bohemian , tragically impoverished protégés!'' -

    See also

    * bohemium

    maverick

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing independence in thoughts or actions.
  • He made a maverick decision.
    He is a maverick person.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unbranded range animal.
  • * Around 1900 , O Henry,
  • Long Bill was a graduate of the camp and trail. Luck and thrift, a cool head, and a telescopic eye for mavericks had raised him from cowboy to be a cowman.
  • One who does not abide by rules.
  • One who creates or uses unconventional and/or controversial ideas or practices.
  • Florence Nightingale would have been perceived as a maverick during her early career, because she was prioritizing hygiene when everybody else involved in healthcare was focused on other things, such as surgery and pills.'' (Source: Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh, ''Trick or Treatment , 2008, p. 36-37.)
  • (poker slang) A queen and a jack as a starting hand in
  • Synonyms

    * (one who does not abide by rules) individualist, lone gunman, nonconformist, rebel

    See also

    *

    References

    * Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523 English eponyms