Blackmail - definition, pronunciation, transcription
She was a victim of blackmail.
The servant extorted blackmail from her employer.
She had already tried emotional blackmail (=tried to make him feel guilty) to stop him leaving.
He was jailed for four years for blackmailing gay businessmen.
I refuse to be blackmailed into making a quick decision.
He's been in a lot of trouble - drugs, guns, blackmail - the list is endless.
present participle: blackmailing
past tense: blackmailed
past participle: blackmailed