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v. & n. Offensive Slang
Variant of gyp.
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vb, gips, gipping or gipped
1. a variant spelling of gyp1
2. informal Northern English to vomit or feel like vomiting
a variant spelling of gyp2
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v. gypped, gyp•ping,
usage: This term, though not used as a deliberate slur, is still sometimes felt to be insulting to the Gypsies.— Informal: Sometimes Offensive. v.t., v.i.
1. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat.n.
2. a swindle or fraud.
3. Also, gyp′per, gyp•ster (ˈdʒɪp stər) a swindler or cheat.
[1875–80, Amer.; shortening of Gypsy]
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Past participle: gipped
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|Verb||1.||gip - deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"|
bunco, con, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, swindle, short-change, victimize
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