Extortioner - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɔːrʃənər|  American pronunciation of the word extortioner
Brit.  |ɪkˈstɔːʃənər|  British pronunciation of the word extortioner

noun

- a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them (syn: blackmailer, extortionist)

Examples

He was arrested and charged with extortion.

...six dollars for a cup of coffee is just plain extortion...

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