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One who gives something to another and then takes or demands the gift back.
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offensive US and Canadian a person who asks for the return of a present he has given
Indian giving n
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usage: This term, though not commonly used, is usually perceived as insulting. It arose from a misconception about the customs of Native Americans.—n.
a person who gives a gift and then takes it back.
In′dian giv`ing, n.
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|Noun||1.||Indian giver - an offensive term for someone who asks you to return a present he has given you|
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
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