Top definition
A crime in which something is obtained by use of threats or intimidation etc.
Michael Jackson was the victim of EXTORTION attempts by two greedy people itching to get their hands on his money.
by MKTrthBTld February 04, 2012
Get the mug
Get a Extortion mug for your guy GΓΌnter.
The meaning is getting money through force or threats
In the song first day out by boo gatti it said "extortion we just pick pocket him"
by Jeremiah daddy November 28, 2016
Get the mug
Get a Extortion mug for your papa Manafort.
1. Gaining something of value by threatening or inflicting harm on a person or property. Blackmail is a type of extortion.

2. Protection in a criminal sense.

3. A Mobb Deep track (Hell on Earth) featuring Method Man.
"Extortion is the key I got the key for extortion
Spend your fortune, dead your shorty like abortion
Take precaution, Infamous laws enforced in
You married to the Mobb, kid take it then divorce it
Cause I ain't got no time for them domestic disputes
If you scared get a dog don't got a click then recruit
You're weak troop, lost the tan in the mist
On your name my shit, take it like a man you little bitch"
- Havoc
by ZL January 27, 2006
Get the mug
Get a extortion mug for your sister Larisa.
Compelling someone to do something they don't want to do by making them an offer they can't refuse.
The attempt by President Trump to force President Zelensky to fabricate dirt on Trump's political opponent by withholding desperately needed Congressionally approved military aide to the Ukraine is the very definition of extortion.
by LuLuFromTheBronx October 05, 2019
Get the mug
Get a Extortion mug for your daughter-in-law Julia.