Definitions for loansharking
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word loansharking
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the practice of lending money at excessive rates of interest.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of loansharking:
(Committing crimes as a loan shark, committing usury (loaning money at excessive rate of interest) especially when collecting under threat of violence.)
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