rack-rent·​er ˈrak-ˌren-tər How to pronounce rack-renter (audio)
: one that pays or exacts rack rent

Word History

First Known Use

1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rack-renter was in 1680

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Cite this Entry

“Rack-renter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rack-renter. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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