Definition of Usurious
charging illegal or exorbitant rates of interest for the use of money
Examples of Usurious in a sentence
Many states have put laws in place to stop lending companies from charging usurious interest rates that are way above an acceptable standard.
The usurious loanshark targeted desperate borrowers and stuck them with thousands of dollars’ worth of debt.
After paying exuberate amounts of interest on student loans and credit cards, the struggling debtor decided to file bankruptcy on these usurious liens.
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