gyp


1gyp

noun \ˈjip\

Definition of GYP

1
British :  a college servant
2
a :  cheat, swindler
b :  fraud, swindle

Examples of GYP

  1. Is that all they give you? What a gyp!
  2. <we were very disappointed when the free weekend in Las Vegas offer turned out to be a gyp>

Origin of GYP

probably short for gypsy
First Known Use: 1750

2gyp

verb

: to cheat (someone)

gyppedgyp·ping

Full Definition of GYP

:  cheat

Examples of GYP

  1. <gypped them into spending a fortune on counterfeit jewels, not real diamonds>

First Known Use of GYP

1880

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