shylock

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈʃaɪlɑk/
  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈʃaɪlɒk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: shy‧lock

Noun[change]

Singular
shylock

Plural
shylocks

  1. (countable); (vulgar); (US) A shylock is a loan shark.

Verb[change]

Plain form
shylock

Third-person singular
shylocks

Past tense
shylocked

Past participle
shylocked

Present participle
shylocking

  1. (transitive); (vulgar); (US) If you shylock, you lend money at extremely high interest rates.