Definition of usurer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjuːʒərə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjuːʒərər//
(old-fashioned, disapproving)
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a person who lends money to people at unfairly high rates of interest Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French usure, from Latin usura, from usus ‘a use’, from uti ‘to use’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: usurer