1. blackmail

verb. ['ˈblækˌmeɪl'] obtain through threats.


  • powerlessness

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Rhymes with Blackmail

  • airmail
  • female
  • greenmail
  • metromail
  • plymale
  • voicemail
  • zapmail

How do you pronounce blackmail?

Pronounce blackmail as ˈblækˌmeɪl.

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Sentences with blackmail

1. Noun, singular or mass
Emotional blackmail is a sign that you are in an unhealthy relationship.

Quotes about blackmail

1. Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
- Jean Cocteau

2. Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.
- Robin Morgan

2. blackmail

noun. ['ˈblækˌmeɪl'] extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information.


  • indispose

3. blackmail

verb. ['ˈblækˌmeɪl'] exert pressure on someone through threats.


  • influence
  • work
  • act upon
  • pressure


  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction