Definition of gazumper in English:

gazumper

noun

  • See gazump

    • ‘When prices are rising so quickly, there's plenty of room for a gazumper to step in and offer the buyer a better deal.’
    • ‘In Britain we are the worst gazumpers in Europe, with about one in three buyers falling victim.’
    • ‘If the sale does go through and you are convinced the gazumpers are paying too much, then at least you have the consolation that they did not get a bargain!’
    • ‘Ward off gazumpers and make vendors feel morally bound to proceed, by keeping in touch with everyone involved.’
    • ‘To ward off gazumpers and make vendors feel morally bound to proceed, hassle your mortgage company to arrange the survey and communicate regularly with solicitors and estate agents.’