Definition of "vig" []

  • The interest on a loan that is paid to a moneylender (noun)
  • Interest from a loan shark's loan. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A commission, finder's fee, or similar extra charge (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vig" in a sentence
  • "Sure, their "vig" -- short for "vigorish," the mob's colorful fee and interest structure -- can be uncomfortable."
  • "As every fan of The Sopranos knows, the vig is the interest on a shark's loan."
  • "To use the, perhaps, unfortunate analogy of a bookmaker, the typical ways to charge 10 percent extra on a losing bet called vig or vigorish."