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Gyp is a pejorative and sometimes offensive word for cheating or swindling.

Gyp may refer to:


  • Gyp Casino (born 1961), Swedish rock drummer
  • Gyp DeCarlo (1902–1973), a member of the New York Genovese crime family who dominated loansharking operations in New Jersey during the 1960s
  • Gyp Mills (born 1946), a sculptor and songwriter known as the companion to the singer-songwriter Donovan
  • Gyp the Blood (1889–1914), a Jewish-American gangster and a leader of the Lenox Avenue Gang in New York City
  • Sibylle Riqueti de Mirabeau (1849–1932), a French author and activist who wrote under the pseudonym Gyp

Other uses[edit]

  • Gyp the Cat, a song by Bobby Darin
  • GYP (software), a build software automation tool
  • Gypsophila, a genus of about 100 species of flowering plants
  • Gypsum, a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate used in fertilizer, plaster, and other applications
    • Drywall, gypsum board, or gyprock, a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper
  • Gypsy, individual of the Romani people
  • Gypsy, a figure in contra dance choreography

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