A person who uses threats and other means of intimidation to get something they want.
Evan Chandler and Janet Arvizo are two extortionists who falsely accused Michael Jackson of child molestation in attempts to get their hands on his money.
by MKTrthBTld February 04, 2012
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One who makes great monetary gain by asking for it under false pretenses, especially a doctor.
In George Bush's America, all doctors practice extortion.
by GuidoPosse69 February 11, 2005