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PROFITEER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does profiteer mean? 

PROFITEER (noun)
  The noun PROFITEER has 1 sense:

1. someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)

  Familiarity information: PROFITEER used as a noun is very rare.


PROFITEER (verb)
  The verb PROFITEER has 1 sense:

1. make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

  Familiarity information: PROFITEER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROFITEER (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("profiteer" is a kind of...):

capitalist (a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business))


PROFITEER (verb)


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Meaning:

Make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "profiteer" is one way to...):

benefit; gain; profit (derive a benefit from)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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