follow Dictionary.com

Write a Super Short Story to win an iPod!

gyp joint

noun, Informal.
1.
any business establishment that charges excessively for poor-quality service or goods.
2.
a gambling house in which the games are dishonestly run.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for gyp joint

gyp joint

noun phrase

Any business place that overcharges, cheats, etc; clip joint: Cops tried to shut down the midtown gyp joint (1935+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for gyp

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for gyp joint