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Noun: gyp  jip
  1. A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    - bunco [N. Amer], bunco game [N. Amer], bunko [N. Amer], bunko game [N. Amer], con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam
Verb: gyp (gypped,gypping)  jip
  1. Deprive of by deceit
    "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";
    - victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick [N. Amer], nobble [Brit], diddle, bunco [N. Amer], defraud, scam, mulct, gip, hornswoggle [N. Amer], short-change, con, victimise [Brit], ream [N. Amer], grift [N. Amer], bunko

Derived forms: gypping, gyps, gypped

Type of: cheat, chisel, rig, rip off, swindle

Encyclopedia: Gyp, the Blood