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racketeer

noun

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a person who gets money from another by using force or threats
  • the racketeer threatened to have his thugs vandalize the shop if the shopkeeper didn't pay him a monthly bribe

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racketeer

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of racketeer (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of racketeer was in 1924

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“Racketeer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/racketeer. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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