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Meaning of PAWNBROKER

Pronunciation:  'powrn`browkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
 

PAWNBROKER is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: lender, loaner, pledgee

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pawn"bro`ker\, n.
One who makes a business of lending money on the security of
personal property pledged or deposited in his keeping.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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