Definitions for: Gyp


[n] a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
[v] 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"



Webster (1913) Definition: Gyp, n. [Said to be a sportive application of Gr. ? a
vulture.]
A college servant; -- so called in Cambridge, England; at
Oxford called a scout. [Cant]

Synonyms: bunco, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, defraud, diddle, flimflam, goldbrick, hustle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, sting, swindle, victimize

See Also: beat, cheat, cheat, chisel, rig, rip off, short, short-change, swindle

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