Pronounced: BOH-lide, noun
Notes: As with many of the words I post here, this word is unknown to me… but at least it is something we know
The word highbinder is “a swindler, gangster, or a corrupt politician”
This word showed up in the early 1800s
Background / Comments
There was a Chinese gang in New York and other cities called the “Highbinders”, and that is the source of our word.