Definition of Extortioner

1. Noun. A criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them.

Exact synonyms: Blackmailer, Extortionist
Generic synonyms: Criminal, Crook, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw
Derivative terms: Blackmail, Blackmail, Extortion, Extortion



Definition of Extortioner

1. n. One who practices extortion.

Definition of Extortioner

1. Noun. someone who extorts; an extortionist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extortioner

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extortioner

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extorsion
extorsions
extorsive
extort
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extortionate
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extortioner (current term)
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extra
extra-
extra-Biblical
extra-abdominal desmoid
extra-amniotic

Literary usage of Extortioner

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"Sayes he so. quoth the extortioner : Then bring me the gold, the chest, the devill and all ; It is go-xi to be sure ! Perhaps from hence came thai by-word ..."

2. The Heroes of Methodism: Containing Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers by Joseph Beaumont Wakeley (1857)
"M'KENDREE AND THE extortioner; OR, THE POWER OF CONSCIENCE. "In the summer of 1806, William M'Kendree, then presiding elder of the district, was preaching ..."

3. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"... that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner ; with such an one no not to eat. ..."

4. The Diary of Ralph Thoresby... (1677-1724): Now First Published from the by Ralph Thoresby (1830)
"... I am not as other men, extortioner, &c." whence he spoke well, concerning the advantage of humility, and the plague of a proud, contemptuous spirit. 17. ..."

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