gazump

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gazump

(ɡəˈzʌmp)
vb
1. (Commerce) to raise the price of something, esp a house, after agreeing a price verbally with (an intending buyer)
2. (Commerce) (tr) to swindle or overcharge
n
(Commerce) the act or an instance of gazumping
[C20: of uncertain origin]
gaˈzumper n

gazump


Past participle: gazumped
Gerund: gazumping

Imperative
gazump
gazump
Present
I gazump
you gazump
he/she/it gazumps
we gazump
you gazump
they gazump
Preterite
I gazumped
you gazumped
he/she/it gazumped
we gazumped
you gazumped
they gazumped
Present Continuous
I am gazumping
you are gazumping
he/she/it is gazumping
we are gazumping
you are gazumping
they are gazumping
Present Perfect
I have gazumped
you have gazumped
he/she/it has gazumped
we have gazumped
you have gazumped
they have gazumped
Past Continuous
I was gazumping
you were gazumping
he/she/it was gazumping
we were gazumping
you were gazumping
they were gazumping
Past Perfect
I had gazumped
you had gazumped
he/she/it had gazumped
we had gazumped
you had gazumped
they had gazumped
Future
I will gazump
you will gazump
he/she/it will gazump
we will gazump
you will gazump
they will gazump
Future Perfect
I will have gazumped
you will have gazumped
he/she/it will have gazumped
we will have gazumped
you will have gazumped
they will have gazumped
Future Continuous
I will be gazumping
you will be gazumping
he/she/it will be gazumping
we will be gazumping
you will be gazumping
they will be gazumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gazumping
you have been gazumping
he/she/it has been gazumping
we have been gazumping
you have been gazumping
they have been gazumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gazumping
you will have been gazumping
he/she/it will have been gazumping
we will have been gazumping
you will have been gazumping
they will have been gazumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gazumping
you had been gazumping
he/she/it had been gazumping
we had been gazumping
you had been gazumping
they had been gazumping
Conditional
I would gazump
you would gazump
he/she/it would gazump
we would gazump
you would gazump
they would gazump
Past Conditional
I would have gazumped
you would have gazumped
he/she/it would have gazumped
we would have gazumped
you would have gazumped
they would have gazumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gazump - rip off; ask an unreasonable price
extort, gouge, wring, rack, squeeze - obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
2.gazump - raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
Translations

gazump

[gəˈzʌmp] (Brit)
A. VT [buyer] → ofrecer un precio más alto que; [seller] rehusar la venta de una propiedad a la persona con quien se había acordado aceptando una oferta más alta
we were gazumpedofrecieron más que nosotros
B. VI [buyer] → ofrecer un precio más alto; [seller] faltar al compromiso de vender una casa aceptando una oferta más alta

gazump

[gəˈzʌmp] vi (British) en immobilier, revenir sur une promesse de vente pour accepter un prix plus élevé
to be gazumped
We've been gazumped → Le propriétaire est revenu sur sa promesse de vente en faveur d'un plus offrant.
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It said only 4% of buyers here said they had been gazumped.
The London market remains the most cut throat by a long shot, however, buyers are still being gazumped nationwide from Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Brighton, Reading and Cardiff.
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Christian, who used to go to Shelley High School and worked a the Three Acres, got the idea for his scheme after buying a property and being gazumped himself at the last minute.
Newly-promoted Palace had been confident of bringing in the England international in the summer, only for manager Ian Holloway to be gazumped at the last minute.
So, while buyers who have been gazumped will tend to regard it as a pretty low trick, the ones doing the gazumping may view it as nothing more than a perfectly legitimate use of their greater buying power.
Clearly there will be legal fees to be paid, but if you are gazumped on your dream home it can well cost you that and more to ?
The Crystal Palace boss thought he was close to landing Darren Bent on a season-long loan from Aston Villa, only to be gazumped by Fulham.
Time with my son has pretty much gazumped everything else that makes me happy.
Fenerbahce believe they have gazumped their rivals and arranged talks with City chief Garry Cook.
A potential buyer is gazumped when a new offer - higher than the agreed price - is entered and subsequently accepted.