What does racketeer mean?

Definitions for racketeerˌræk ɪˈtɪər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word racketeer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racketeer(verb)

    someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)

  2. racketeer(verb)

    carry on illegal business activities involving crime


  1. racketeer(Noun)

    one who commits crimes (especially fraud, bribery, loansharking, extortion etc.) to aid in running a shady or illegal business.

  2. racketeer(Noun)

    one who instigates or has involvement with a racket.

  3. racketeer(Verb)

    to carry out illegal business activities or criminal schemes.

  4. racketeer(Verb)

    to commit crimes systematically as part of a criminal organization.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of racketeer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of racketeer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Diane Buckner-Webb:

    I didn't cheat. I'm not a racketeer.

Images & Illustrations of racketeer

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Translations for racketeer

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • criminale, malavitosoItalian
  • жулик, рэкетир, мошенник, бандит, вымогательRussian

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