Definition of Racketeers

1. Noun. (plural of racketeer) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of racketeer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Racketeers

1. racketeer [v] - See also: racketeer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Racketeers

racket
racket-tail
racket-tails
racket-tall
racket-talled
racket abuse
racket amputation
racket club
racketball
racketed
racketeer
racketeered
racketeering
racketeers (current term)
racketer
racketers
racketier
racketiest
racketiness
racketing
racketry
rackets
rackett
racketts
rackety
rackful
rackfuls
rackie

Literary usage of Racketeers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"Martin further expressed extreme distaste for the Egyptians, whom he accused of being racketeers. The real oppression in Egypt had not been British but the ..."

2. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"Shortly Johnny ran into trouble, principally with the beer racketeers. Then his gangster friends fell into the habit of getting themselves shot up and ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"This is not because of any modesty; it probably calls itself the "True Knickerbocker Tennis Club, ' or the "Original Mayflower racketeers. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"A poet of an older school has named them the racketeers. Sometimes they attack Miss Edith Sitwell, who seems to me an important poet, shaped as they are by ..."

5. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"... such as accounting firms who cannot be characterized as racketeers, and to coerce unwanted settlements from blameless defendants fearful of possible ..."

6. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"Chris Ryder, "IRA racketeers tighten grip on Ulster," Sunday Times (London), 18 October 1981. 106. "Bloody Day," Time, 11 March 1985, p. 44. 107. ..."

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