grift

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Etymology[edit]

Alteration of graft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grift ‎(plural grifts)

  1. A confidence game or swindle.
    Hey, what's the grift? What are you trying to pull?

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Verb[edit]

grift ‎(third-person singular simple present grifts, present participle grifting, simple past and past participle grifted)

  1. (transitive) To obtain illegally, as by con game.
  2. (intransitive) To obtain money illegally.