(third-person singular simple present gazumps, present participle gazumping, simple past and past participle gazumped)
- (UK) To swindle; to extort.
- (UK, Australia, real estate) To raise the selling price of something (especially property) after previously agreeing to a lower one.
- (UK, Australia, real estate) To buy a property by bidding more than the price of an existing, accepted offer.
- (UK, Australia) To trump or preempt; to reap the benefit underhandedly from a situation that someone else has worked to create.
Possibly from גזלן (gazlen, “thief, bandit”).
- (US, slang, dated) An automobile.