gazumps

gazumps
v. raise the price of something (usually real estate or land) after a lower price has been agreed on; overcharge; rip off; ask for a price that is not reasonable

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • gazump — [[t]gəzʌ̱mp[/t]] gazumps, gazumping, gazumped VERB: usu passive If you are gazumped by someone, they agree to sell their house to you, but then sell it to someone else who offers to pay a higher price. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [be V ed] In France you… …   English dictionary

  • gazump — UK [ɡəˈzʌmp] / US verb [transitive] Word forms gazump : present tense I/you/we/they gazump he/she/it gazumps present participle gazumping past tense gazumped past participle gazumped British informal if you are gazumped, someone who had agreed to …   English dictionary

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