moneylender

[muhn-ee-len-der]

noun

a person or organization whose business it is to lend money at interest.

Nearby words

  1. moneybags,
  2. moneychanger,
  3. moneyed,
  4. moneyer,
  5. moneygrubber,
  6. moneyless,
  7. moneymaker,
  8. moneymaking,
  9. moneyman,
  10. moneyocracy

Origin of moneylender

1775–85; money + lender

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British Dictionary definitions for moneylender

moneylender

noun

a person who lends money at interest as a living
Derived Formsmoneylending, adjective, noun

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