Gazump

Noun

  • A politician who takes bribes.
  • (US, slang, dated) An automobile.

Verb

  • (Britain) To swindle; to extort.
  • (Britain, Australia) To trump or preempt; to reap the benefit underhandedly from a situation that someone else has worked to create.
  • (Britain, Australia, real estate) To buy a property by bidding more than the price of an existing, accepted offer.
  • (Britain, Australia, real estate) To raise the selling price of something (especially property) after previously agreeing to a lower one.

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