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The meaning of Gazump

ɡəˈzʌmp

Gazump – definition

verb

Make a higher offer for a house than (someone whose offer has already been accepted by the seller) and thus succeed in acquiring the property.

Usage examples:

The trio are fuming after they were gazumped by a property speculator
verb

Swindle (someone).

Usage examples:

I gazumped a friend of mine with complete success last night
verb

To refuse to sell a house that you own to someone you have agreed to sell it to, and to sell it instead to someone who offers to pay more for it

Usage examples:

Sally's offer for the house has been accepted, but she's worried she might be gazumped.

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Газовый насос, Надувать, Вымогать дополнительную плату

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Word origin

1920s (in gazump (sense 2)): from Yiddish gezumph ‘overcharge’. gazump (sense 1) dates from the 1970s.

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