badger game

noun

Definition of badger game

: an extortion racket in which a man is lured by a woman into a compromising position and is then confronted with and blackmailed by the woman's accomplice posing as her husband or brother

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First Known Use of badger game

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Badger game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badger%20game. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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