loanshark

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Noun[edit]

loanshark (plural loansharks)

  1. Alternative spelling of loan shark..

Verb[edit]

loanshark (third-person singular simple present loansharks, present participle loansharking, simple past and past participle loansharked)

  1. To commit crimes as a loan shark/loanshark; to commit usury (to loan money at excessive rate of interest) especially if collecting under threat of violence.

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