Definition of Extorter

1. n. One who practices extortion.



Definition of Extorter

1. Noun. One who practices extortion. ¹

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Definition of Extorter

1. one that extorts [n -S] - See also: extorts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extorter

extoll
extolled
extoller
extollers
extolling
extollingly
extolls
extolment
extolments
extols
extorsion
extorsions
extorsive
extort
extorted
extorter (current term)
extorters
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extortion
extortionary
extortionate
extortionately
extortioner
extortioners
extortionist
extortionists
extortions
extortious
extortive
extortor

Literary usage of Extorter

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"If he had stayed long in England be would have made himself hated; but he was nearly always absent; it was only as a reckless and spasmodic extorter of ..."

2. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1885)
"For what says that extorter? Give me money : assuredly that he may not deliver him up, since he tries to sell you nothing else than that which he is going ..."

3. Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray by Thomas Wright, Robert Harding Evans (1851)
"28th, 1804. 483. BREATHING A VEIN. Jan. 28th, 1804. 484. CHARMING WELL AGAIN. Jan. 28th, 1804. 485. MRS. GIBBS, THE NOTORIOUS STREET-WALKER AND extorter. ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1903)
"... a threat will not amount to robbery if It Is parted with, not from fear of loss of character, but for the purpose of bringing the extorter to justice. ..."

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