gyp

noun
\ˈjip \

Definition of gyp 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 British : a college servant

2 informal, now sometimes offensive

a : one who cheats : swindler

b : an act or instance of cheating : fraud, swindle

gyp

verb
gypped; gypping

Definition of gyp (Entry 2 of 2)

informal, now sometimes offensive : cheat

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Examples of gyp in a Sentence

Noun

Is that all they give you? What a gyp! we were very disappointed when the “free weekend in Las Vegas” offer turned out to be a gyp

Verb

gypped them into spending a fortune on counterfeit jewels, not real diamonds
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First Known Use of gyp

Noun

1750, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gyp

Noun

probably short for gypsy

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Phrases Related to gyp

give (someone) gyp

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The first known use of gyp was in 1750

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gyp

verb

English Language Learners Definition of gyp

: to cheat (someone)

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