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Noun: Gyps
  1. A genus of Accipitridae, containing 8 extant species of Old World vultures (Gyps)
    - genus Gyps
Noun: gyp  jip
Usage: informal
  1. (sometimes offensive) an act of swindling or cheating
    - gip
  2. [Brit, informal] Pain or discomfort
  3. [UK, informal] A college cleaner or housekeeper at Cambridge or Durham universities
Verb: gyp (gypped,gypping)  jip
Usage: informal
  1. (sometimes offensive) to cheat or swindle
    "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";
    - gip

Type of: bird genus, cheat, chisel [informal], fraud, rig, rip off [informal], swindle

Part of: Accipitridae, family Accipitridae

Encyclopedia: Gyps