pawnbroker


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pawn·bro·ker

 (pôn′brō′kər)
n.
One that lends money at interest in exchange for personal property deposited as security.

pawn′bro′king n.

pawnbroker

(ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkə)
n
(Commerce) a dealer licensed to lend money at a specified rate of interest on the security of movable personal property, which can be sold if the loan is not repaid within a specified period
ˈpawnˌbroking n

pawn•bro•ker

(ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər)

n.
a person whose business is lending money at interest on personal, movable property deposited with the lender until redeemed.
[1680–90]
pawn′bro`king, pawn′bro`ker•age, pawn′bro`ker•y, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pawnbroker - a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
lender, loaner - someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
pledgee - someone to whom a pledge is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a pledge
Translations
مُرْتَهَنٌمُسْتَرْهِن، مُرابٍ صَغير
zastavárník
pantelåner
panttilainaaja
vlasnik zalagaonice
zálogkölcsönzõ
veîlánari
質屋
전당포 주인
pantbank
ผู้รับจำนำ
chủ hiệu cầm đồ

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkəʳ] Nprestamista mf
pawnbroker's = pawnshop

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnbrəʊkər] n (= person) → prêteur/euse sur gagespawn shop pawnshop [ˈpɔːnʃɒp] pawnbroker, pawnbroker's nmont-de-piété m

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkəʳ] nprestatore/trice su pegno

pawn

(poːn) verb
to give (an article of value) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money (which may be repaid at a later time to get the article back). I had to pawn my watch to pay the bill.
noun
1. in chess, one of the small pieces of lowest rank.
2. a person who is used by another person for his own gain, advantage etc. She was a pawn in his ambitious plans.
ˈpawnbroker noun
a person who lends money in exchange for pawned articles.
ˈpawnshop noun
a pawnbroker's place of business.
in pawn
having been pawned. His watch is in pawn.

pawnbroker

مُرْتَهَنٌ zastavárník pantelåner Pfandleiher ενεχυροδανειστής prestamista panttilainaaja prêteur sur gages vlasnik zalagaonice prestatore su pegno 質屋 전당포 주인 pandjesbaas pantelåner właściciel lombardu penhorista ростовщик pantbank ผู้รับจำนำ rehinci chủ hiệu cầm đồ 典当商
References in classic literature ?
Also Rosensteg, the pawnbroker, would buy anything he had for a third of its value, and guarantee to keep it hidden for a year.
Whoever goes is going to get himself nabbed, for their ain't any pawnbroker that's going to lose the chance to--"
No sooner is the exploitation of the labourer by the manufacturer,so far, at an end, that he receives his wages in cash, than he is set upon by the other portions of the bourgeoisie, the landlord,the shopkeeper, the pawnbroker, etc.
We have at least an hour before us," he remarked, "for they can hardly take any steps until the good pawnbroker is safely in bed.
It's bad enough that an old pawnbroker from Bagdad should make us fight his battles; we can't fight with our right hand cut off.
So that thousands of poor English people trembled before a mysterious chieftain with an ancient destiny and a diadem of evil stars--when they are really trembling before a guttersnipe who was a pettifogger and a pawnbroker not twelve years ago.
Gandinot, the pawnbroker, and very frequent were the pitying shakes of the head and clicks of the tongue of M.
Now, he must be precious old, you know, and he has not a soul about him, and he is reported to be immensely rich; and whether he is a smuggler, or a receiver, or an unlicensed pawnbroker, or a money-lender--all of which I have thought likely at different times--it might pay you to knock up a sort of knowledge of him.
For five shillings and the pawn-ticket on a suit he was able to get from a pawnbroker a frock coat which fitted him fairly well.
And finally to be added, his pledges, plus interest, with the pawnbroker - watch, $5.
spoke up the fourth man, a huge-bulking, colossal- bodied, greasy-seeming grossness of flesh--the Armenian Jew and San Francisco pawnbroker the previous steward had warned Daughtry about.
To think that the pawnbroker shouldn't have known there was a shilling in it