Definition of rent-racker in English:

rent-racker

noun

historical
  • A person who imposes a rack rent on someone.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Drant (c1540–1578), poet and Church of England clergyman. From rent + racker. Compare later rent-rack, rent-racked, rent-racking, and rent-racking.

Pronunciation

rent-racker

/ˈrɛntˌrakə/