extortioner
noun see extortion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Extortioner — Ex*tor tion*er, n. One who practices extortion; an extortionist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extortioner — extort ex‧tort [ɪkˈstɔːt ǁ ɔːrt] verb [transitive] LAW to illegally force someone to give you money by threatening them: extort money from/​out of somebody • Smith was arrested on suspicion of having extorted property and money from at least 18… …   Financial and business terms

  • extortioner — extort ► VERB ▪ obtain by force, threats, or other unfair means. DERIVATIVES extorter noun extortion noun extortioner noun extortionist noun extortive adjective. ORIGIN Latin extorquere, from torquere twist …   English terms dictionary

  • extortioner — See extortionary. * * * …   Universalium

  • extortioner — noun someone who extorts; an extortionist …   Wiktionary

  • extortioner — ex tor·tion·er· || ʃnÉ™ n. one who obtains (money, information, etc.) through force or intimidation, blackmailer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extortioner — ex·tor·tion·er …   English syllables

  • extortioner — noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them • Syn: ↑blackmailer, ↑extortionist • Derivationally related forms: ↑extortion (for: ↑extortionist), ↑blackmail ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cornelius Shea — Born September 17, 1872(1872 09 17) Cambridge, Massachusetts, US Died January 12, 1929(1929 01 1 …   Wikipedia

  • extortionist — noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them • Syn: ↑blackmailer, ↑extortioner • Derivationally related forms: ↑extortion, ↑blackmail (for: ↑blackmailer) …   Useful english dictionary

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