Racketeer



[rak-i-teer] /ˌræk ɪˈtɪər/

noun
1.
a person engaged in a .
verb (used without object)
2.
to engage in a .
/ˌrækɪˈtɪə/
noun
1.
a person engaged in illegal enterprises for profit
verb
2.
(intransitive) to operate a racket

1928 (noun and verb), from racket (n.1) + -eer. Related: Racketeering (1928).

noun

A person who works in an illegal racket; a member of the rackets; gangster, mobster, wise guy (late 1920s+)

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