[ jip-oh ]
/ ˈdʒɪp oʊ /

noun, plural gyp·pos. Slang.

a logger who operates on a small budget and typically gleans the timberlands already cut by larger companies.

Origin of gyppo

probably ellipsis from gyppo logger, gyppo outfit, etc.; gyppo orig., someone willing to do piecework, usually a non-union worker (probably employed by such logging companies); see gyp1, -o
Also called gyppo logger. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for gyppo

/ (ˈdʒɪpəʊ) /

noun plural -pos

slang a derogatory term for Gypsy
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