Bedeutung von “blackmail” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ˈblækmeɪl/

the crime of forcing someone to do something, or to pay you money, by saying you will tell another person something that they want to keep secret

blackmail verb [ T ]

[ + into + doing sth ] They used the photographs to blackmail her into spying for them.
blackmailer noun [ C ]

(Definition von “blackmail” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)