gazump


verb (used with object)

  1. to cheat (a house buyer) by raising the price, at the time a contract is to be signed, over the amount originally agreed upon.

noun

  1. an act of gazumping.

verb

  1. to raise the price of something, esp a house, after agreeing a price verbally with (an intending buyer)
  2. (tr) to swindle or overcharge

noun

  1. the act or an instance of gazumping

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