gypped gypped  /ˈdʒɪpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  2. (v) deprive of by deceit

Usage(s):

  1. In this manner I consumed this epic work within fifteen minutes and felt gypped.
  2. Many a farmer began to suspect he was being gypped.

News

  • Why Being 'Gypped' Hurts The Roma More Than It Hurts You

    You might know that the word "gypped" — often used to describe being cheated — comes from the word 'gypsy.' But less well known is the fact that it comes from derogative stereotypes about the Roma people.
    on December 31, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "I think they gypped me a few feet," Hoffman said on the measurement of a putt he put at 90 feet and the longest putt of his life.
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Charley Hoffman Source: Washington Post

  2. "Eighteen-thousand, three-hundred forty-five people came in here tonight to see the team play the right way from start to finish, and they got gypped. They got their money stolen tonight. Nothing makes me more ashamed than that," Carlisle said.
    on Dec 27, 2003 By: Rick Carlisle Source: USA Today

  3. "I think I got gypped but I replayed that fight and I should have done what I needed to do, go out there and just beat him up," Holmes said. "I can live with that. The second one (a 1986 decision loss) I won that too but you know what, I can...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Larry Holmes Source: Florida Today

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