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gyp joint Syllabification: gyp joint

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of gyp joint in English:


1A business establishment, especially a store, that has a reputation for cheating customers by charging exorbitant prices for inferior goods or services: a 42nd Street gyp joint
More example sentences
  • So go she did, working every gyp joint and watering hole from here to California.
  • They'd just arrived and already it was dawning on them that this vacation wasn't going to be romantic adventure, it was going to be a forced march from one gyp joint to the next.
  • That's what I did in gyp joints and was never stopped when I walked out.
2A gambling establishment in which the games are run dishonestly.
Example sentences
  • Why are there no bills being passed to protect the players at these ‘legalized’ gambling gyp joints?
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