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prof·it·eer

 (prŏf′ĭ-tîr′)
n.
One who makes excessive profits on goods in short supply.
intr.v. prof·it·eered, prof·it·eer·ing, prof·it·eers
To make excessive profits on goods in short supply.

profiteer

(ˌprɒfɪˈtɪə)
n
(Commerce) a person who makes excessive profits, esp by charging exorbitant prices for goods in short supply
vb
(Commerce) (intr) to make excessive profits
ˌprofiˈteering n

prof•it•eer

(ˌprɒf ɪˈtɪər)

n.
1. a person who makes profits on the sale of scarce or rationed goods.
v.i.
2. to act as a profiteer.
[1910–15]

profiteer


Past participle: profiteered
Gerund: profiteering

Imperative
profiteer
profiteer
Present
I profiteer
you profiteer
he/she/it profiteers
we profiteer
you profiteer
they profiteer
Preterite
I profiteered
you profiteered
he/she/it profiteered
we profiteered
you profiteered
they profiteered
Present Continuous
I am profiteering
you are profiteering
he/she/it is profiteering
we are profiteering
you are profiteering
they are profiteering
Present Perfect
I have profiteered
you have profiteered
he/she/it has profiteered
we have profiteered
you have profiteered
they have profiteered
Past Continuous
I was profiteering
you were profiteering
he/she/it was profiteering
we were profiteering
you were profiteering
they were profiteering
Past Perfect
I had profiteered
you had profiteered
he/she/it had profiteered
we had profiteered
you had profiteered
they had profiteered
Future
I will profiteer
you will profiteer
he/she/it will profiteer
we will profiteer
you will profiteer
they will profiteer
Future Perfect
I will have profiteered
you will have profiteered
he/she/it will have profiteered
we will have profiteered
you will have profiteered
they will have profiteered
Future Continuous
I will be profiteering
you will be profiteering
he/she/it will be profiteering
we will be profiteering
you will be profiteering
they will be profiteering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been profiteering
you have been profiteering
he/she/it has been profiteering
we have been profiteering
you have been profiteering
they have been profiteering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been profiteering
you will have been profiteering
he/she/it will have been profiteering
we will have been profiteering
you will have been profiteering
they will have been profiteering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been profiteering
you had been profiteering
he/she/it had been profiteering
we had been profiteering
you had been profiteering
they had been profiteering
Conditional
I would profiteer
you would profiteer
he/she/it would profiteer
we would profiteer
you would profiteer
they would profiteer
Past Conditional
I would have profiteered
you would have profiteered
he/she/it would have profiteered
we would have profiteered
you would have profiteered
they would have profiteered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.profiteer - someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)profiteer - someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Verb1.profiteer - make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
benefit, profit, gain - derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"

profiteer

noun
1. racketeer, exploiter, extortionist, bloodsucker (informal), black marketeer a social class composed largely of war profiteers and gangsters
verb
1. overcharge, racketeer, make a quick buck (slang), make a quick killing, make someone pay through the nose Retailers could profiteer through imposing surcharges.
Translations

profiteer

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪəʳ]
A. Nespeculador(a) m/f
war profiteer persona que especula en tiempo de guerra

profiteer

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪər]
n (pejorative)profiteur/euse m/f
vi (pejorative)faire des bénéfices excessifs

profiteer

nProfitmacher(in), Profitjäger(in) m(f), → Profitgeier m; war profiteerKriegsgewinnler(in) m(f)
visich bereichern

profiteer

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪəʳ]
1. vispeculare
2. nprofittatore/trice, speculatore/trice