Gyp



[jip] /dʒɪp/

verb (used with or without object), gypped, gypping.
1.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat.
noun
2.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindle or fraud.
3.
Also, gypper
[jip-er] /ˈdʒɪp ər/ (Show IPA), gypster. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindler or cheat.
4.
Also called gypsy. an owner of racehorses who also acts as trainer and jockey.
[jip] /dʒɪp/
noun, British Informal.
1.
a male college servant, as at Cambridge and Durham.
/dʒɪp/
verb gyps, gypping, gypped, gips, gipping, gipped
1.
(transitive) to swindle, cheat, or defraud
noun
2.
an act of cheating
3.
a person who gyps
/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ, slang) severe pain; torture: his arthritis gave him gyp
/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
a college servant at the universities of Cambridge and Durham Compare scout1 (sense 5)
v.

“to cheat, swindle,” 1889, American English, probably derived from the colloquial shortening of Gypsy (cf. gip). Related: Gypped. As a noun, “fraudulent action, a cheat,” by 1914.

modifier

: a gyp joint/ gyp terms

noun

verb

To cheat; swindle; con: We got gypped out of it all in two days

[fr gypsy]

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  • Gyp-joint

    noun, Informal. 1. any business establishment that charges excessively for poor-quality service or goods. 2. a gambling house in which the games are dishonestly run. noun phrase Any business place that overcharges, cheats, etc; clip joint: Cops tried to shut down the midtown gyp joint (1935+)

  • Gyplure

    [jip-loo r] /ˈdʒɪpˌlʊər/ noun 1. a synthetic form of the sex pheromone of the female , used in traps to attract males.



  • Gypo

    [jip-oh] /ˈdʒɪp oʊ/ noun, plural gypos. Slang. 1. .

  • Gypos

    [jip-oh] /ˈdʒɪp oʊ/ noun, plural gypos. Slang. 1. .



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