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Noun: profiteer  ,pró-fi'teer
  1. Someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
Verb: profiteer  ,pró-fi'teer
  1. Make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

Derived forms: profiteers, profiteered, profiteering

Type of: benefit, capitalist, gain, profit

Encyclopedia: Profiteer