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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
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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.
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