give (someone) gyp

Definition of give (someone) gyp

British, informal

  1. :  to cause (someone) pain My leg's been giving me gyp again.

Word by Word Definitions

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  a college servant

    :  one who cheats swindler

    :  an act or instance of cheating :  fraud, swindle


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