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1. racketeer

noun. ['ˌrækɪˈtɪr'] someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion).

Synonyms

  • underworld
  • bagman
  • outlaw
  • felon
  • criminal
  • crook

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • racket (English)
  • raket (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Racketeer

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • plenmeer

2. racketeer

verb. ['ˌrækɪˈtɪr'] carry on illegal business activities involving crime.

Synonyms

  • conduct
  • deal

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • right
  • innocent

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • racket (English)
  • raket (Middle English (1100-1500))
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