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gyp

verb

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  1. to rob by the use of trickery or threats gypped them into spending a fortune on counterfeit jewels, not real diamonds Synonyms beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, fleece, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeRelated Words extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk


gyp

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gyp

  1. an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value we were very disappointed when the “free weekend in Las Vegas” offer turned out to be a gyp Synonyms bunco (or bunko), con, fiddle [chiefly British], flimflam, fraud, hustle, scam, shell game, sting, swindleRelated Words cross, fix; Ponzi scheme, pyramid scheme; racket, rip-off; thimblerig, three-card monte; device, dodge, gimmick, jig, ploy, scheme, sleight, stratagem, trick, wile; gouging, overcharging, soaking; counterfeit, fake, forgery, hoax, humbug, phony (also phoney), sham


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