profiteer

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noun prof·i·teer \ˌprä-fə-ˈtir\

Definition of profiteer

  1. :  one who makes what is considered an unreasonable profit especially on the sale of essential goods during times of emergency

profiteer

intransitive verb

1912

First Known Use of profiteer

1912


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profiteer

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noun prof·i·teer \ˌprä-fə-ˈtir\

Legal Definition of profiteer

  1. :  one who makes an unreasonable profit especially on the sale of essential goods during times of emergency (as during wartime)

profiteer

intransitive verb

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