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synonyms for pawnbroker

  • Shylock
  • broker
  • lender
  • usurer
  • loan shark
  • moneymonger
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How to use pawnbroker in a sentence

If people had more money in their pockets, if the capitalist system worked better, then they wouldn’t need pawnbrokers as much in the first place.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
People can sell their items to pawnbrokers directly as well, but that’s generally not the business model and not what most people do.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
Gun sales have been through the roof in 2020, and some of the pawnbrokers I spoke to said they’ve truly never seen such a sustained boom in gun and ammunition sales as they have now, especially among first-time buyers.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
The business of a pawnbroker is legally regulated by statute, and the states usually require him to get a license.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
There was another booth of rather a singular kind—a temporary pawnbroker's, and who appeared to have a good brisk trade.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
And here it was among razors and pistols and family Bibles in a pawnbroker's window.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
I come hup jest when the perleeceman and the pawnbroker were a-gripping yer.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
The pawnbroker looked from money to jewels and from jewels to money with an expression of curiously mingled grief and greed.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
"Well—h'm; perhaps there's not;" the pawnbroker was ready to admit it, now that the arrangement had been settled.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It enraged him; but policy counselled a quiet behaviour in this place, and no quarrelling with his pawnbroker.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO PAWNBROKER

  • Shylock
  • backer
  • bank
  • banker
  • granter
  • loan company
  • loan shark
  • moneylender
  • moneymonger
  • pawnbroker
  • pawnshop
  • stakeman
  • usurer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.