black marketeer

black-marketeer

[blak-mahr-ki-teer]
verb (used without object)
to sell articles in the black market.

Origin:
1940–45; black market + -eer

black marketeer, black marketer, noun
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black market
 
n
1.  a.  any system in which goods or currencies are sold and bought illegally, esp in violation of controls or rationing
 b.  (as modifier): black market lamb
2.  the place where such a system operates
 
vb
3.  to sell (goods) on the black market
 
black marketeer
 
n

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