Definitions for usuriousyuˈʒʊər i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•su•ri•ousyuˈʒʊər i əs(adj.)

  1. practicing usury.

  2. constituting usury.

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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. usurious(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to usury.

  2. usurious(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Usurious(adj)

    practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant interest for the use of money; as, a usurious person

  2. Usurious(adj)

    partaking of usury; containing or involving usury; as, a usurious contract


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