Associations to the word «Racketeer»

Wiktionary

RACKETEER, noun. One who commits crimes (especially fraud, bribery, loansharking, extortion etc.) to aid in running a shady or illegal business.
RACKETEER, noun. One who instigates or has involvement with a racket.
RACKETEER, verb. To carry out illegal business activities or criminal schemes.
RACKETEER, verb. To commit crimes systematically as part of a criminal organization.

Dictionary definition

RACKETEER, noun. Someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion).
RACKETEER, verb. Carry on illegal business activities involving crime.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche