profiteer

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Etymology[edit]

From profit +‎ -eer

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Noun[edit]

profiteer (plural profiteers)

  1. (pejorative) One who makes an unreasonable profit not justified by cost or risk.

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Verb[edit]

profiteer (third-person singular simple present profiteers, present participle profiteering, simple past and past participle profiteered)

  1. To make an unreasonable profit not justified by cost or risk.