Definitions

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  • n. One who practices extortion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who practices extortion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who extorts or practises extortion; an extortioner

Etymologies

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extort +‎ -er

Examples

  • Even without an explicit threat, a demand for money could appear extortionate, especially where the alleged extorter lacked a genuine basis for demanding cash in the first place.

    Greg Korn: Extorting Celebrities 101: A How To

  • David Letterman's accused extorter, Joe Halderman, is due in court tomorrow morning, and Felix Gillette reports that he's expected to take the case to trial -- so said Dr. Bob Arnot, "a friend and former colleague of Mr. Halderman," over the weekend.

    Letterman Surprise: Halderman Wants a Trial

  • In other ongoing stories, would-be Letterman extorter Joe Halderman is comparing himself to Tiger Woods 'mistresses.

    Crime Waves: 'A Wild Slice'

  • Stephanie was the roommate of the purported extorter Joe Halderman.

    Archive 2009-09-27

  • The alleged extorter has been charged, the nanny is no longer in the service of Cindy Crawford and her family, and Cindy Crawford can go back to doing whatever it is that she does these days.

    Cindy Crawford Admits Getting Her Face Injected A Lot

  • George W. Bush, the extorter-in-chief, came out September 24, 2008 and said "Give us one million dollars a day for the next 2000 years or else we will continue to destroy your economy."

    Charles Karel Bouley: Meeting on Hill: Why? The Only Vote Is No!

  • At the very least, there needs to be an immediate investigation of these charges, and if it's found that the threat was made, the extorter needs to be charged and jailed.

    09/16/2004

  • Laheera spun, faced the screen, looked straight across the distance at Calhoun, and Laheera the blackmailer, the extorter, the murderer, screamed to Mackenzie Calhoun, “Save me!”

    Star Trek® New Frontier

  • Is the violent extorter of other men's goods carried away with his covetous desire?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Ted Keith: After struggling early, UNC frosh Barnes is starting to validate hype Judge: No new trial for convicted Pitino extorter FanHouse: What's up with struggling Washington?

    SI.com

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