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gyp

also gip  (jĭp)Offensive Slang
tr.v. gypped, gyp·ping, gyps also gipped or gip·ping or gips
To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
n.
1. A fraud or swindle.
2. One who defrauds; a swindler.

[Probably short for Gypsy (from prejudiced popular perceptions of the Romani people as thieves and petty swindlers).]

gyp′per n.

gyp

(dʒɪp) or

gip

vb, gyps, gypping, gypped, gips, gipping or gipped
(tr) to swindle, cheat, or defraud
n
1. an act of cheating
2. a person who gyps
[C18: back formation from Gypsy]

gyp

(dʒɪp)
n
slang Brit and NZ severe pain; torture: his arthritis gave him gyp.
[C19: probably a contraction of gee up!; see gee1]

gyp

(dʒɪp)
n
(Education) a college servant at the universities of Cambridge and Durham. Compare scout15
[C18: perhaps from Gypsy, or from obsolete gippo a scullion]

gyp

or gip

(dʒɪp)

v. gypped, gyp•ping,
n.
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]

gyp


Past participle: gypped
Gerund: gypping

Imperative
gyp
gyp
Present
I gyp
you gyp
he/she/it gyps
we gyp
you gyp
they gyp
Preterite
I gypped
you gypped
he/she/it gypped
we gypped
you gypped
they gypped
Present Continuous
I am gypping
you are gypping
he/she/it is gypping
we are gypping
you are gypping
they are gypping
Present Perfect
I have gypped
you have gypped
he/she/it has gypped
we have gypped
you have gypped
they have gypped
Past Continuous
I was gypping
you were gypping
he/she/it was gypping
we were gypping
you were gypping
they were gypping
Past Perfect
I had gypped
you had gypped
he/she/it had gypped
we had gypped
you had gypped
they had gypped
Future
I will gyp
you will gyp
he/she/it will gyp
we will gyp
you will gyp
they will gyp
Future Perfect
I will have gypped
you will have gypped
he/she/it will have gypped
we will have gypped
you will have gypped
they will have gypped
Future Continuous
I will be gypping
you will be gypping
he/she/it will be gypping
we will be gypping
you will be gypping
they will be gypping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gypping
you have been gypping
he/she/it has been gypping
we have been gypping
you have been gypping
they have been gypping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gypping
you will have been gypping
he/she/it will have been gypping
we will have been gypping
you will have been gypping
they will have been gypping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gypping
you had been gypping
he/she/it had been gypping
we had been gypping
you had been gypping
they had been gypping
Conditional
I would gyp
you would gyp
he/she/it would gyp
we would gyp
you would gyp
they would gyp
Past Conditional
I would have gypped
you would have gypped
he/she/it would have gypped
we would have gypped
you would have gypped
they would have gypped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gyp - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
sting operation - a complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals)
swindle, cheat, rig - the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
Verb1.gyp - deprive of by deceitgyp - 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"
short, short-change - cheat someone by not returning him enough money
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"

gyp

also gip
verb
Slang. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery:
Informal: chisel, flimflam, take, trim.
Slang: diddle, do, stick, sting.
noun
1. Slang. An act of cheating:
Informal: flimflam.
2. Slang. A person who cheats:
Slang: diddler, gypper.
Translations

gyp

1 [dʒɪp] (US)
A. N
1. (= swindle) → estafa f, timo m
2. (= swindler) → estafador(a) m/f, timador(a) m/f
B. VTestafar, timar

gyp

2 [dʒɪp] N (Brit) to give sb gyp (= scold) → echar un rapapolvo de aúpa a algn
it's giving me gyp (= hurting) → me duele una barbaridad

gyp

n
(Brit inf, = swindle) → Gaunerei f (inf)
(inf, = swindler) → Gauner(in) m(f)
(Brit Univ inf) → Putzfrau f
(Brit inf) to give somebody gypjdn plagen (inf)
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