[かつあげ, katsuage] (n,vs) (uk) (sl) extortion of money or goods (e.g. from lower year students); shakedown[Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Shakedown \Shake"down`\, n.
A temporary substitute for a bed, as one made on the floor or
on chairs; -- perhaps originally from the shaking down of
straw for this purpose. --Sir W. Scott.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adj 1: intended to test a new system under operating conditions
and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a
n 1: initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the
efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the
new industry's economic shakedown"
2: a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown
by the police uncovered the drugs"
3: extortion of money (as by blackmail)
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