rack·e·teer /ˌra-kə-'tir/ n: one that engages in racketeering
racketeer vb

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun contrabandist, criminal, dealer in illicit goods, extorter, gangleader, gangster, illicit dealer, malefactor, member of organized crime, miscreant, mobster, offender, underworld character, underworld gangster II index malefactor, outlaw

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • racketeer — rack‧e‧teer [ˌrækˈtɪə ǁ ˈtɪr] noun [countable] someone who is part of an organization involved in getting money illegally: • a convicted racketeer racketeering noun [uncountable] : • He has admitted fraud and racketeering. * * * racketeer UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • racketeer — RÁCKETEER s.m. (Rar) Pungaş, escroc. [pron. rá che ter. / < engl. racketeer]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.08.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • racketeer — 1928 (noun and verb), from RACKET (Cf. racket) (n.1) + EER (Cf. eer). Related: Racketeering …   Etymology dictionary

  • racketeer — ► NOUN ▪ a person engaging in fraudulent business dealings. DERIVATIVES racketeering noun …   English terms dictionary

  • racketeer — ☆ racketeer [rak΄ə tir′ ] n. [ RACKET1, n. 3 + EER] a person who obtains money illegally, as by bootlegging, fraud, or, esp., extortion vi. to obtain money in any of these ways racketeering n …   English World dictionary

  • racketeer — n. a big time; petty racketeer * * * [ˌrækɪ tɪə] petty racketeer a big time …   Combinatory dictionary

  • racketeer — UK [ˌrækəˈtɪə(r)] / US [ˌrækəˈtɪr] noun [countable] Word forms racketeer : singular racketeer plural racketeers someone who makes money from illegal activities …   English dictionary

  • Racketeer — Ra|cke|teer [rækə tiə], der; s, s [engl. racketeer, zu: racket, 2↑Racket]: (bes. in den USA) Verbrecher, Gangster …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Racketeer — Ra|cke|teer [rækə ti:ɐ̯] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. racketeer zu racket, vgl. 2↑Racket> (bes. in den USA) Gangster, Verbrecher …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • racketeer — [[t]ræ̱kɪtɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] racketeers N COUNT A racketeer is someone who makes money from illegal activities such as threatening people or selling worthless, immoral, or illegal goods or services …   English dictionary

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