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Noun: racketeer  ,ra-ku'teer
  1. Someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)
Verb: racketeer  ,ra-ku'teer
  1. Carry on illegal business activities involving crime

Derived forms: racketeering, racketeers, racketeered

Type of: carry on, conduct, criminal, crook, deal, felon, malefactor, outlaw

Part of: underworld

Encyclopedia: Racketeer