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pawnbroker

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noun pawn·bro·ker \ˈpȯn-ˌbrō-kər, ˈpän-\

Simple Definition of pawnbroker

  • : a person who lends money to people in exchange for personal property that can be sold if the money is not returned within a certain time

Full Definition of pawnbroker

  1. :  one who lends money in exchange for personal property that can be sold if the loan is not repaid by a certain time

pawn·bro·king play \-kiŋ\ noun

Examples of pawnbroker

  1. He was desperate for money so he hocked his watch to a pawnbroker.



1658

First Known Use of pawnbroker

1658


PAWNBROKER Defined for Kids

pawnbroker

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noun pawn·bro·ker \ˈpȯn-ˌbrō-kər\

Definition of pawnbroker

  1. :  a person who lends money in exchange for personal property that can be sold if the money is not repaid





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