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GYP (gypped, gypping)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gyp mean? 

GYP (noun)
  The noun GYP has 1 sense:

1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

  Familiarity information: GYP used as a noun is very rare.


GYP (verb)
  The verb GYP has 1 sense:

1. deprive of by deceit

  Familiarity information: GYP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GYP (noun)


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Meaning:

A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

bunco; hustle; gyp; flimflam; confidence trick; confidence game; con game; bunko game; bunko; bunco game; con; sting

Hypernyms ("gyp" is a kind of...):

cheat; rig; swindle (the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gyp"):

sting operation (a complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals))


GYP (verb)


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Meaning:

Deprive of by deceit

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

mulct; nobble; rook; scam; swindle; hornswoggle; gyp; goldbrick; gip; diddle; defraud; con; bunco; short-change; victimize

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "gyp" is one way to...):

cheat; chisel; rip off (deprive somebody of something by deceit)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "gyp"):

short; short-change (cheat someone by not returning him enough money)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Sentence example:

They gyp him of all his money


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