gyppy


gyppy
gyp·py

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Gyppy — (British slang Egyptian) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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  • gyppy tummy — var. of GIPPY TUMMY. * * * ¦jipē noun Etymology: gyppy alteration of Egyptian; from association of the illness with eating in a foreign country : diarrhea * * * gippy tummy or gyppy tummy noun (informal) Diarrhoea, severe upset s …   Useful english dictionary

  • gyppy tummy — gyp·py tummy jip ē n diarrhea contracted esp. by travelers …   Medical dictionary

  • gyppy tummy — n British an attack of diarrhoea. A phrase from the colonial era. The equivalent of Delhi belly, Montezuma s revenge, etc …   Contemporary slang

  • gippy tummy — n. (also gyppy tummy) colloq. diarrhoea affecting visitors to hot countries. Etymology: abbr. of EGYPTIAN * * * gippy tummy or gyppy tummy noun (informal) Diarrhoea, severe upset stomach, thought of as a hazard of holidaying in hot countries • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gippy tummy —    diarrhoea    A corruption of Egyptian tummy, suffered by foreign visitors rather than the local inhabitants who have greater immunity to germs and bacteria in food and drink. Also as gyppy tummy and contracted elsewhere than in Egypt:     She… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • List of ethnic slurs — The following is a list of ethnic slurs (ethnophaulisms) that are, or have been, used as insinuations or allegations about members of a given ethnicity or to refer to them in a derogatory (critical or disrespectful), pejorative (disapproving or… …   Wikipedia

  • Diarrhee du voyageur — Diarrhée du voyageur La diarrhée du voyageur ou turista est une diarrhée associée à des symptômes tels que douleurs abdominales, nausées, vomissements ou malaises, survenant chez le voyageur à destination d un pays à faible niveau d hygiène… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Diarrhée Du Voyageur — La diarrhée du voyageur ou turista est une diarrhée associée à des symptômes tels que douleurs abdominales, nausées, vomissements ou malaises, survenant chez le voyageur à destination d un pays à faible niveau d hygiène alimentaire ou hydrique.… …   Wikipédia en Français