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USURER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does usurer mean? 

USURER (noun)
  The noun USURER has 1 sense:

1. someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

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


 Dictionary entry details 


USURER (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

loan shark; moneylender; shylock; usurer

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

lender; loaner (someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters)

shark (a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest)


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