Note that this term may have derived from the word "gypsy", although no direct evidence exists. 1
- A cheat or swindle; a rip-off.
#: Why do we have to buy this new edition of the textbook when thereâ€™s almost no difference between it and the previous one? What a gyp!
- context|Cambridge and Durham, England A college servant.
- 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.