grift


grift

verb \ˈgrift\

Definition of GRIFT

transitive verb
:  to obtain (money) illicitly (as in a confidence game)
intransitive verb
:  to acquire money or property illicitly
grift noun
grift·er noun

Origin of GRIFT

grift, noun, perhaps alteration of graft
First Known Use: 1915

Rhymes with GRIFT

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