rack-rent: Meaning and Definition of

rack-rent

Pronunciation: (rak'rent"), [key]
? n.
  1. rent equal to or nearly equal to the full annual value of a property.
?v.t.
  1. to exact the highest possible rent for.
  2. to demand rack-rent from.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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