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percenter

[ per-sen-ter ]
/ pərˈsɛn tər /
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noun

a person or thing that charges or pays a certain percentage, cooperates to a specified degree, etc. (used in combination): agents and other ten-percenters.

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Origin of percenter

First recorded in 1860–65; percent + -er1
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  • "Zelda was my best flesh act," interrupted Arnold Wilson Wyle, a ten-percenter whom video had saved from alimony jail.

    At the Post|Horace Leonard Gold
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