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gip

[jip] /dʒɪp/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), gipped, gipping, noun
1.
gyp1 .
Related forms
gipper, noun

gyp1

[jip] /dʒɪp/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), gypped, gypping.
1.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat.
noun
2.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindle or fraud.
3.
Also, gypper
[jip-er] /ˈdʒɪp ər/ (Show IPA),
gypster. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindler or cheat.
4.
Also called gypsy. an owner of racehorses who also acts as trainer and jockey.
Origin of gyp1
1885-1890
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 gips

gip

/dʒɪp/
verb gips, gipping, gipped
1.
a variant spelling of gyp1
2.
(Northern English, informal) to vomit or feel like vomiting
noun
3.
a variant spelling of gyp2

gyp1

/dʒɪp/
verb gyps, gypping, gypped, gips, gipping, gipped
1.
(transitive) to swindle, cheat, or defraud
noun
2.
an act of cheating
3.
a person who gyps
Word Origin
C18: back formation from Gypsy

gyp2

/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ, slang) severe pain; torture: his arthritis gave him gyp
Word Origin
C19: probably a contraction of gee up!; see gee1

gyp3

/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
a college servant at the universities of Cambridge and Durham Compare scout1 (sense 5)
Word Origin
C18: perhaps from Gypsy, or from obsolete gippo a scullion
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Word Origin and History for gips

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.

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gips in Medicine

GIP abbr.
gastric inhibitory polypeptide

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Slang definitions & phrases for gips

gip

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gyp


gyp

modifier

: a gyp joint/ gyp terms

noun
  1. (also gyp artist or gypster) A swindler; cheater; crook: denunciations of punks, tinhorns, and gyps (1889+)
  2. : the victim of any such gyp (1914+)
  3. A cabdriver who does not start the meter, hence can pocket the fare (1930+ Cabdrivers)
verb

To cheat; swindle; con: We got gypped out of it all in two days

[fr gypsy]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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gips in Technology

/gips/ or /jips/ [Analogy with MIPS] Giga-Instructions per Second (or possibly "Gillions of Instructions per Second"; see gillion).
In 1991, this was used of only a handful of highly parallel machines and one sequential processor built with Josephson devices. DEC's Alpha AXP 21164 processor was the first commercially available 1 GIPS sequential processor (7 Sep 1994). Compare KIPS.
["A 1-GIPS Josephson Data Processor", Yuji Hatano et al, IEEE J Solid State Circuits, vol 26, 6, June 1991]
[Jargon File]
(1994-11-02)
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Related Abbreviations for gips

GIP

  1. gastric inhibitory polypeptide
  2. gastric inhibitory peptide
  3. Gibraltar-pound (currency)
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