Definition of Shylock in English:
1.1 (as noun a Shylock) offensive A moneylender who charges extremely high rates of interest.
- One depicted him as a Shylock or Fagin caricature.
- Jews, who for centuries were caricatured as callous usurers and Shylocks, and in the modern age as greedy capitalists, have disappointed economically when given a state of their own.
- What other guarantee could the politicians of the world give to the Shylocks who are lending money to conduct this dreadful tragedy?
Words that rhyme with Shylockflintlock
Definition of Shylock in:
- US English dictionary
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