Complete Definition of "gyp"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-gyp.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ɪp

Etymology
Note that this term may have derived from the word "gypsy", although no direct evidence exists. 1

Noun
en-noun

  1. A cheat or swindle; a rip-off.

#: Why do we have to buy this new edition of the textbook when thereâs almost no difference between it and the previous one? What a gyp!

  1. context|Cambridge and Durham, England A college servant.

Verb
en-verb|gyp|p|ed

  1. context|considered pejorative by many To cheat or swindle someone of something inappropriately.

#: The cab driver gypped me out of ten bucks by taking the longer route.

vi:gyp
zh:gyp

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