see also: Monger
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmʌŋ.ɡə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmʌŋ.ɡəɹ/, /ˈmɑŋ.ɡəɹ/

monger (plural mongers)

  1. (mostly, in combination) A dealer in a specific commodity.
    costermonger, fishmonger, ironmonger
    • 2005, Los Angeles Magazine (volume 50, number 11, page 111)
      For the freshest wild catch, ask your monger when the fish are running.
  2. (in combination) A person promoting something undesirable.
    warmonger, sleazemonger, scaremonger
  3. A small sea vessel.
    • 1790, Wilson Lt. Robert (RN), The Seaman's Manual
      monger: a small sea-vessel used by fishermen.
  4. Clipping of whoremonger#English|whoremonger.
Translations Verb

monger (mongers, present participle mongering; past and past participle mongered)

  1. (transitive, British) To sell or peddle something
  2. (transitive) To promote something undesirable.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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