Extortionate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɔːrʃənət|  American pronunciation of the word extortionate
Brit.  |ɪkˈstɔːʃ(ə)nət|  British pronunciation of the word extortionate

adjective

- greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation(syn: exorbitant, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious)

extortionate prices

Examples

Many local taxi drivers charge extortionate rates.

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