Definitions for extortionateɪkˈstɔr ʃə nɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•tor•tion•ateɪkˈstɔr ʃə nɪt(adj.)

  1. excessive; exorbitant:

    extortionate prices.

  2. characterized by extortion.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious(adj)

    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

    "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"


  1. extortionate(Adjective)

    of, related to or typifying extortion

  2. extortionate(Adjective)

    greatly exceeding what is reasonable or moderate; exorbitant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extortionate(adj)

    characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of a price) much too high

That restaurant's prices are extortionate!

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