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racketeer

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  1. 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> Synonyms blackmailer, extortioner, extortionist Related Words blackhander, button man, gangster, hoodlum, mafioso, mobster; bully, ruffian, thug; cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), cozener, defrauder, dodger, double-dealer, gouger, gyp, hustler, profiteer, shark, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), swindler


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