Loan-sharking meaning

lōn′shärkiŋ
The practice of lending money at exorbitant or illegal interest rates.
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The illegal business of lending money at usurious rates, typically with the threat or use of violence to ensure repayment.
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Present participle of loanshark. (Committing crimes as a loan shark, committing usury (loaning money at excessive rate of interest) especially when collecting under threat of violence.)
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Present participle of loan shark.
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Alternative spelling of loansharking.
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