Word of the Day: racketeer

rack·e·teer noun \ˌra-kə-ˈtir\: a person who makes money through illegal activities. One who obtains money by an illegal enterprise usually involving intimidation.

Synonyms: blackmailer, extortioner, extortionist.

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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