Recent Examples of loan shark from the Web
The restaurant/bar that Clayton owned with his brother Timmy has gone belly-up—as has Timmy, an addict—and a loan shark wants $75,000 from him, today.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'loan shark.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of loan shark
LOAN SHARK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loan shark for English Language Learners
: someone who lends money to people and charges a very high rate of interest
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up loan shark? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).