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Word of the Day – highbinder

A swindler, especially a corrupt politician

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Word of the Day:

n. A swindler, especially a corrupt politician. …The word ‘highbinder’ comes from the name of a nativist gang that flourished in New York City in the early 19th century, possibly an alteration of ‘hide’ + ‘binder’.

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