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Definition of "extortionist" [ex•tor•tion•ist]

  • Someone who extorts; an extortioner (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "extortionist" in a sentence
  • "Being an extortionist is the only thing she is good at."
  • "In exasperation I called the extortionist office manager and she said if I can pay the rest off before the end of the month she'll drop all of the administrative fees."
  • "And at first it's a lot to take in — the blackmail; the $2 million demand; the screenplay weirdness; the revelations that the extortionist was a high-level Emmy-winning producer for CBS; the emergence of Stephanie Birkett, affable on-screen sidekick, as but one of the women; the surfacing of other names, too; claims of a Late Show love nest."