: one that lends money especially at an exorbitant rate
Examples of usurer in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAnd so the stereotype of the Jewish usurer first appears.
Sara Lipton, The New York Review of Books, 17 June 2019 On Cordray’s watch, the CFPB won more than $12 billion in settlements for the victims of usurers like this.
Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, 24 Jan. 2018 Jews never belong enough anywhere to avoid vilification as parasites, vultures, usurers and traitors.
Roger Cohen, New York Times, 18 Dec. 2017
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