chantage

See also: Chantage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French chantage.

NounEdit

chantage

  1. blackmail; the extortion of money by threats of scandalous revelations

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From faire chanter +‎ -age.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chantage m (plural chantages)

  1. blackmail, shakedown (threat to obtain some advantage)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

chantage m (plural chantages)

  1. Obsolete form of chantaje.