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extortionist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of extortionist

  1. a person who gets money from another by using force or threats <tortured by a gang of extortionists into revealing the combination for the money vault> Synonyms blackmailer, extortioner, racketeerRelated Words blackhander, button man, gangster, hoodlum, mafioso, mobster; bully, ruffian, thug; cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), cozener, defrauder, dodger, double-dealer, gouger, gyp, hustler, profiteer, shark, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), swindler




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