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gip

[jip]
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verb (used with or without object), gipped, gip·ping, noun
  1. gyp1.
Related formsgip·per, noun

gyp1

or gip

[jip]
verb (used with or without object), gypped, gyp·ping.
  1. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat.
noun
  1. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindle or fraud.
  2. Also gyp·per [jip-er] /ˈdʒɪp ər/, gypster. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindler or cheat.
  3. Also called gypsy. an owner of racehorses who also acts as trainer and jockey.

Origin of gyp1

1885–90, Americanism; back formation from Gypsy

Usage note

Gyp in the meanings “to swindle” or “a person who swindles” is sometimes perceived as insulting to or by Gypsies, since it stereotypes them as swindlers. However, gyp has apparently never been used as a deliberate ethnic slur, and many people are unaware that it is derived from Gypsy.
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British Dictionary definitions for gipping

gip

verb gips, gipping or gipped
  1. a variant spelling of gyp 1
  2. Northern English informal to vomit or feel like vomiting
noun
  1. a variant spelling of gyp 2

gyp1

gip

slang
verb gyps, gypping, gypped, gips, gipping or gipped
  1. (tr) to swindle, cheat, or defraud
noun
  1. an act of cheating
  2. a person who gyps

Word Origin

C18: back formation from Gypsy

gyp2

noun
  1. British and NZ slang severe pain; torturehis arthritis gave him gyp

Word Origin

C19: probably a contraction of gee up!; see gee 1

gyp3

noun
  1. a college servant at the universities of Cambridge and DurhamCompare scout 1 (def. 5)

Word Origin

C18: perhaps from Gypsy, or from obsolete gippo a scullion
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Word Origin and History for gipping

gyp

v.

"to cheat, swindle," 1889, American English, probably derived from the colloquial shortening of Gypsy (cf. gip). Related: Gypped. As a noun, "fraudulent action, a cheat," by 1914.

gip

attested from 1840 as an abbreviation of gypsy (q.v.). Also see gyp. Related: Gipped; gipping.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

gipping in Medicine

GIP

abbr.
  1. gastric inhibitory polypeptide
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