rack-rent

verb \ ˈrak-ˌrent \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rack-rent

transitive verb
: to subject to rack rent

First Known Use of rack-rent

1621


rack rent

noun

Definition of rack rent

1 : an excessive or unreasonably high rent
2 British : the highest rent that can be earned on a property

Origin and Etymology of rack rent


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