SCRABBLE ® cheat


gyp

Definitions


[dʒɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cheat or swindle (someone)
(e.g: a young inventor gypped by greedy financiers)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 19th century (in sense ‘alter the appearance of a horse in order to conceal signs of age from a buyer’): probably ultimately from a shortening of gypsy


[dʒɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of cheating someone; a swindle.


Phrases:

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[dʒɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- pain or discomfort
(e.g: one of her Achilles tendons had begun giving her gyp)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century: perhaps from gee-up (see gee)


[dʒɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a college servant at the Universities of Cambridge and Durham.


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 18th century: perhaps from obsolete gippo ‘menial kitchen servant’, originally denoting a man's short tunic, from obsolete French jupeau




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