Definition of racketeer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

racketeer

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌrækəˈtɪr//
 
(disapproving)
 
jump to other results
a person who makes money through dishonest or illegal activities
racketeering
 
jump to other results
 
noun [uncountable] He was charged with fraud and racketeering.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: racketeer