landshark

/ (ˈlændˌʃɑːk) /

noun

informal a person who makes inordinate profits by buying and selling land

Nearby words

  1. landscaper,
  2. landscaping,
  3. landscapist,
  4. landseer,
  5. landseer, sir edwin henry,
  6. landshut,
  7. landside,
  8. landskip,
  9. landsknecht,
  10. landslide

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Examples from the Web for landshark

  • He applied the methods—somewhat modified for the occasion—of a landshark in winning his wife.

    Dennison Grant|Robert Stead