noun. ['ɛkˈstɔrʃənɪst'] a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them.
- -ist (English)
- extortion (English)
Words that Rhyme with Extortionist
Example sentences of the word extortionist
1. Noun, singular or mass
And a covert or implied threat can be sufficient, even if the extortionist doesn't use threatening language.