Profiteer Definition

prŏfĭ-tîr
profiteering, profiteers
noun
A person who makes excessive profits, esp. by taking advantage of a shortage of supply to charge exorbitant prices.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
verb
To be a profiteer.
Webster's New World
To make excessive profits on goods in short supply.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Profiteer

Noun

Singular:
profiteer
Plural:
profiteers

Origin of Profiteer

  • From profit +"Ž -eer

    From Wiktionary

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