bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam(verb)
a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)
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"
A cheat or swindle; a rip-off.
Why do we have to buy this new edition of the textbook when thereu2019s almost no difference between it and the previous one? What a gyp!
A college servant.
Pain or discomfort.
My back's giving me gyp.
To cheat or swindle someone of something inappropriately.
The cab driver gypped me out of ten bucks by taking the longer route.
to play hooky, truant or skive
He gypped school today.
Origin: The various senses may have different etymological origin.
a college servant; -- so called in Cambridge, England; at Oxford called a scout
Origin: [Said to be a sportive application of Gr. gy`ps a vulture.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jip, n. a male servant who attends to college rooms at Cambridge. [Perh. a contr. from gypsy; hardly from Gr. gyps, a vulture.]
The numerical value of GYP in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of GYP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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