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synonyms for profiteer

  • arriviste
  • new money
  • new rich
  • newly-rich
  • nouveau arrive
  • nouveau roturier
  • parvenu
  • self-made man
  • social climber
  • upstart
  • vulgarian
  • yuppie
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How to use profiteer in a sentence

Philadelphia’s local real estate lobby launched a press campaign that sought to distinguish what the industry today calls “mom-and-pop landlords” from the popularly vilified “rent profiteers.”
THE SUPREME COURT ENDED THE EVICTION BAN BUT NOT THE FIGHT AGAINST EVICTIONSMAIA SILBERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Indeed, some of the biggest profiteers from this week’s market action are asset managers like BlackRock, market-makers like Citadel, and the private equity giant Silver Lake.
THE GAMESTOP BUBBLE ISN’T A REVOLT AGAINST WALL STREETTIM FERNHOLZJANUARY 30, 2021QUARTZ
The law of supply and demand, as applied to eggs, together with the local brand of profiteer, was the cause.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
The speculation and graft were colossal, and beyond the most extravagant dreams of the British brand of war profiteer.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
It is not my purpose to dwell upon those disgraceful landlords who profiteer.
THE SEVEN AGES OF MANRALPH BERGENGREN
I nearly asked if he was a little dog-fish—this being the Italian for profiteer, but refrained in time.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
In the selfishness of the "profiteer," as we now call him, Punch sees a sure provocative of Communism.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. II (OF IV),--1857-1874CHARLES L. GRAVES
Then, as always, what we now call the "profiteer" was holding up supplies for higher prices.
WASHINGTON AND HIS COMRADES IN ARMSGEORGE WRONG
I was only one of scores on his books that year, but he always got more kicks that thanks, and of course was a profiteer.
FROM CHART HOUSE TO BUSH HUTCHARLES W. L. BRYDE
It is the middleman, the profiteer, the new capitalist here who has become an ugly and a dominant power.
THE DEVIL'S PAWE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFITEER

  • arriviste
  • new money
  • new rich
  • newly-rich
  • nouveau arrive
  • nouveau roturier
  • parvenu
  • profiteer
  • self-made man
  • social climber
  • upstart
  • vulgarian
  • yuppie
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.