[ yoo-zhoo r-ee-uh s ]
/ yuˈʒʊər i əs /


practicing usury; charging illegal or exorbitant rates of interest for the use of money: a usurious moneylender.
constituting or characterized by usury: usurious rates of interest; a usurious loan.

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Origin of usurious

First recorded in 1600–10; usury + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM usurious Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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