Complete Definition of "usurious"

English

Pronunciation
a|RP<sup>1</sup> IPA|/juËËÊuËɹɪÉs/
a|RP<sup>2</sup> IPA|/juËËzjuËɹɪÉs/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of or pertaining to usury.
  2. exorbitant|Exorbitant.
Quotations
1815: William Pyle Taunton, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas and Other Courts from Trinity Term, 53 GEO. III. 1813, to Michaelmas Term, 55 GEO. III. 1814, Both Inclusive. With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, p784

Related terms
usurer
usuress

Synonyms
usurial

Translations
trans-top|Of or pertaining to usury
Bosnian: t|bs|lihvarski
Croatian: t|hr|lihvarski
French: t|fr|usuraire
trans-mid
Serbian: t|sr|lihvarski
Spanish: t|es|de t|es|usura, abusivo
trans-bottom

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