vigorish

Definitions of vigorish
  1. noun
    an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    synonyms: usury
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    type of:
    interest rate, rate of interest
    the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
  2. noun
    a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
    synonyms: rake-off
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    type of:
    cut
    a share of the profits
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