What does usurer mean?

Definitions for usurerˈyu ʒər ər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. usurer, loan shark, moneylender, shylock(noun)

    someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest


  1. usurer(Noun)

    A person who loans money to others and charges interest, particularly at an illegal, exorbitant, or unfair rate.

  2. usurer(Noun)

    Specifically, a male usurer.

  3. Origin: from usurier, usura "interest".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usurer(noun)

    one who lends money and takes interest for it; a money lender

  2. Usurer(noun)

    one who lends money at a rate of interest beyond that established by law; one who exacts an exorbitant rate of interest for the use of money


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of usurer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of usurer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pearl S. Buck:

    Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.

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