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Definition of gyp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gyp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dʒɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gyp
BrE BrE//dʒɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪp//
 
he / she / it gyps
BrE BrE//dʒɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪps//
 
past simple gypped
BrE BrE//dʒɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪpt//
 
past participle gypped
BrE BrE//dʒɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪpt//
 
-ing form gypping
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪpɪŋ//
 
 
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(gypping, gypped) gyp somebody (especially North American English) to cheat or trick somebody, especially by taking their money Word Originverb late 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gyp

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