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gyp

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noun \ˈjip\

Definition of gyp

  1. 1 British :  a college servant

  2. 2 informal, now sometimes offensive a :  one who cheats swindlerb :  an act or instance of cheating :  fraud, swindle

Examples of gyp in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of gyp

probably short for gypsy


First Known Use: 1750


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gyp

verb

Definition of gyp

gypped

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gypping

  1. informal, now sometimes offensive :  cheat

Examples of gyp in a sentence

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

1880

First Known Use of gyp

1880



GYP Defined for English Language Learners


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gyp

verb

Definition of gyp for English Language Learners

  • : to cheat (someone)



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