exactor

Definitions:

  • One who exacts or levies; specifically, an officer who collects tribute, taxes, or customs.
  • One who or that which requires or demands by authority: as, an <em>exactor</em> of etiquette.
  • One who compels another to pay more than is legal or reasonable; one who is unreasonably strict in his demands or requirements.
  • One who exacts or demands by authority or right; hence, an extortioner; also, one unreasonably severe in injunctions or demands.
  • A person who makes illegal or unreasonable demands; an <xref>extortioner</xref>.
  • A person who collects taxes.
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