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  • n  a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  • v  deprive of by deceit
    the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

  • Gyp also sells prefabricated plaster called Sheetrock.
  • Its central figures are the large Joad family, Oklahoma sharecroppers, who lose their 40-acre farm to the bankers, sell their possessions for $18 to gyp agents, buy an ancient .
  • A smart gyp (or halterman) picks up a likely horse cheap, tries to put him in shape to win a few purses before he is claimed.
News & Articles

  • Watch: Teaser for 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Four Asks 'What Shall We Do, Mr. Thompson?'
    Boardwalk Empirewent out in a blaze of gunfire last season, as war broke out between Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Cannavale) and various gangster forces in the New York/New Jersey area (with the odd Chicago representative). The fourth season starts on September 8th, and the teaser HBO's released below offers glimpses of Nucky, Richard Harrow (Jack Huston), Chalky White ...
    June 11, 2013 - indieWIRE
  • Watch: Teaser for 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Four Asks 'What Shall We Do, Mr. Thompson?'
    Boardwalk Empirewent out in a blaze of gunfire last season, as war broke out between Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Cannavale) and various gangster forces in the New York/New Jersey area (with the odd Chicago representative). The fourth season starts on September 8th, and the teaser HBO's released below offers glimpses of Nucky, Richard Harrow (Jack Huston), Chalky White ...
    June 11, 2013 - indieWIRE
Quotes

  • Josh Peck in TopNews
    His younger co-star, Josh Peck, said: "It's surreal watching Method Man pass a fake joint to Sir Ben Kingsley. But the fake pot smoked on the set was bad. It just burned your throat and had no effect. It was a total gyp, dude!"
  • Marshall Brickman in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    There were phone calls,says Marshall Brickman who, with his writing partner, Rick Elice,wrote the show's book. "Like somebody would call and say, 'We understand that you are writing something that includes Gyp DeCarlo. He was a relative of...
  • Paul McShane in guardian.co.uk
    The shoulder's been giving me a bit of gyp, but I'm sure it will be OK,said McShane, looking ahead to Ireland's Euro 2008 qualifying ties in Slovakia on Saturday and the Czech Republic next Wednesday. "And the head wound is grand now. I...

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