Definitions for extortioner
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word extortioner
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an act or instance of extorting.
the crime of obtaining money or some other thing of value by the abuse of one's office or authority.
Origin of extortion:
1250–1300; ME < LL
blackmailer, extortioner, extortionist(noun)
a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
someone who extorts; an extortionist
one who practices extortion
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