loan-sharking


loan–shark·ing

noun \-ˌshär-kiŋ\

Definition of LOAN-SHARKING

:  the practice of lending money at exorbitant rates of interest

First Known Use of LOAN-SHARKING

1914

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: loanshift
Previous Word in the Dictionary: loan–shark
All Words Near: loan-sharking

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up loan-sharking? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).