Racketeer meaning

răkĭ-tîr
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A person who engages in an illegal business or other organized illegal activities.
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To engage in an illegal business or other organized illegal activities.
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A person who obtains money illegally, as by bootlegging, fraud, or, esp., extortion.
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To obtain money in any of these ways.
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One who commits crimes (especially fraud, bribery, loansharking, extortion etc.) to aid in running a shady or illegal business.
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One who instigates or has involvement with a racket.
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To carry out illegal business activities or criminal schemes.
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To commit crimes systematically as part of a criminal organization.
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Origin of racketeer

  • From racket +"Ž -eer

    From Wiktionary