highway robbery


highway robbery

noun

Definition of HIGHWAY ROBBERY

the exaction of a grossly excessive charge for goods or services <what some rock superstars charge for concert tickets is simply highway robbery>
Related Words cheating, chiseling (or chiselling), defrauding, skinning, swindling

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