Meaning of Shylock in English:

Shylock

Pronunciation /ˈʃʌɪlɒk/

proper noun

  • A Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, who lends money to Antonio but demands in return a pound of Antonio's own flesh should the debt not be repaid on time.

noun

offensive
  • A moneylender who charges extremely high rates of interest.