rake-off

noun \ ˈrāk-ˌȯf \

Definition of rake-off

: a percentage or cut taken (as by an operator)

Origin and Etymology of rake-off

rake off, verb; from the use of a rake by a croupier to collect the operator's profits in a gambling casino


RAKE-OFF Defined for English Language Learners

rake-off

noun

Definition of rake-off for English Language Learners

  • : a share of a profit that is usually earned illegally


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