Definitions for loansharking

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

loan′shark`ing*(n.)

or loan′-shark`ing

  1. the practice of lending money at excessive rates of interest.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Informal..

Origin of loansharking:

1910–15, Amer.

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  1. loansharking(Verb)

    (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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