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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ I got gypped out of $50!
▪ The Berras did not get gypped by the market, though.
▪ This was a topic we talked about, how Jasper had been blessed, how I had been gypped.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Gyp \Gyp\ (j[i^]p), n. [Said to be a sportive application of Gr. gy`ps a vulture.] A college servant; -- so called in Cambridge, England; at Oxford called a scout. [Cant]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"to cheat, swindle," 1889, American English, probably derived from the colloquial shortening of Gypsy (compare gip). Related: Gypped. As a noun, "fraudulent action, a cheat," by 1914.


Etymology 1 alt. (context pejorative sometimes offensive English) A cheat or swindle; a rip-off. n. (context pejorative sometimes offensive English) A cheat or swindle; a rip-off. vb. (context pejorative sometimes offensive English) To cheat or swindle someone of something inappropriately. Etymology 2

n. 1 (context Cambridge and Durham, England English) A college servant. 2 (context Cambridge and Durham, England English) The room in which such college servants work. 3 (context Cambridge and Durham, England English) A small kitchen for use by college students. Etymology 3

n. gypsophil

  1. Etymology 4

    n. Pain or discomfort.

  1. 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" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, con]

  2. [also: gypping, gypped]

  1. n. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property [syn: bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam]

  2. [also: gypping, gypped]


Gyp is a pejorative and sometimes offensive word for cheating or swindling.

Gyp may refer to:

GYP (software)

GYP (Generate Your Projects) is a build automation tool. GYP is created by Google to generate native IDE project files (such as Visual Studio and Xcode) for building the Chromium web browser and is licensed as open source software using the BSD software license.

The functionality of GYP is similar to the CMake build tool. GYP processes a file that contains a JSON dictionary in order to generate one or more target project make files. The single source .GYP file is generic while the target files are specific to each targeted build tool.

Software projects being built using GYP include the V8 Javascript engine, Google's web browser (Chrome), Dart (programming language), Node.js, WebRTC and Electron.

Usage examples of "gyp".

Mrs Biggs straightened up and went through to the gyp room to make coffee while Zipser shifted feebly in the chair.

Coming in from a ride, a week after she had sat with Winton under the Schiller statue, Gyp found on her dressing-table a bunch of Gloire de Dijon and La France roses.

In her bodice at dinner, and to the concert after, Gyp wore one La France and one Gloire de Dijon--a daring mixture of pink and orange against her oyster-coloured frock, which delighted her, who had a passion for experiments in colour.

Why should we Talents protect a quacksalver, a faker, a pharisee, a hoaxer, a gyp!

No one had reported Gyp as having been at the Club Cadiz on the night of slaughter.

As the weather was still cold, the farmer put them upstairs in one of the barns, and every day Gyp would take seven or eight of those cats up there to see the fluffy little things.

The Shadow had simply been a come-on, to make Marge express the sentiments that Gypper was sure she actually felt.

She merely named the hotel where Gypper had told her to stop over night.

IT was a long ride to the hotel, for Gypper had chosen one well remote from his own.

Along with the wad of big bills that she had received from Gypper, Marge had a few last dollars of her own.

Although a gruff voice had done the talking over the telephone, it was Gypper who was managing the trap.

When she opened it, she found Gypper and two others waiting in a room that was illuminated by a single light.

UPSTAIRS, Gypper was staring at a tiny light that glimmered from a wall.

Slowly, it described a semicircle, while Gypper and his followers traced the gleam with gloating eyes.

Then it was Gypper who mouthed an oath of disappointment, that was echoed by the snarling voices of his gunners.