'Grift' — Video Word of the Day 2/27/2019

Learn the meaning and history of 'grift' in our new video series with TIME


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Our Word of the Day for February 27, 2019 is grift, a verb meaning "to obtain (money) illicitly."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership!

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