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  • n. Plural form of gyppo.


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  • Or maybe we could do something for the travelling community or 'gyppos' as culchies still call them.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Meanwhile, in other news, Stephen Harper has indicated that beaners will continue to face obstacles if for some crazy reason they want to visit our country these days, and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney is doing the same sort of thing to keep out the gyppos.

    Our racist government [updated]

  • Now that the loyalists and provos have stopped firebombing each other they've ganged up on the gyppos.

    The audacity of distraction

  • Free Bards an 'gyppos, ye're the best folks on th' road.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • Travellers, popularly known as gypsies, are often treated to racial slurs such as: gyppos, tinkers, tramps and thieves.


  • Certain words and phrases illuminate economic conditions and social attitudes during the youth and maturity of Grandfather Adams: the almshouse auction, poormaster, and poor vendu; the ash-bucket apprentices and redemtioners; the rejection of such outsiders as foofoos and gyppos.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4

  • Listed among many Erie Canal country "characters" and con-artists on p. 20: ash-bucket apprentices (q.v.), blanketeers, gyppos [` gypsies '], shun-pikes, redemptioners

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4

  • Anaconda ain’t going to hire them, and that don’t even count the gyppos that are going to be losing their tractors and everything else.

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie


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