Profiteer meaning

prŏf'ĭ-tîr'
One who makes excessive profits on goods in short supply.
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To make excessive profits on goods in short supply.
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A person who makes excessive profits, esp. by taking advantage of a shortage of supply to charge exorbitant prices.
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To be a profiteer.
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(pejorative) One who makes an unreasonable profit not justified by cost or risk.
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To make an unreasonable profit not justified by cost or risk.
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Origin of profiteer

  • From profit +"Ž -eer
    From Wiktionary