moneylender

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noun mon·ey·lend·er \-ˌlen-dər\

Definition of moneylender

  1. :  one whose business is lending money; specifically :  pawnbroker

Examples of moneylender in a Sentence

  1. He was unable to repay his debts to the moneylender.

First Known Use of moneylender

1598


MONEYLENDER Defined for English Language Learners

moneylender

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Definition of moneylender for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lends money as a business



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