usurer

noun usu·rer \ ˈyü-zhər-ər , ˈyüzh-rər \

Definition of usurer

:one that lends money especially at an exorbitant rate

First Known Use of usurer

14th century


USURER Defined for English Language Learners

usurer

noun

Definition of usurer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lends money and requires the borrower to pay a high amount of interest


Law Dictionary

usurer

noun usu·rer \ ˈyü-zhər-ər \

legal Definition of usurer

:one that engages in usury

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