- a dealer in fish, especially for eating.
Origin of fishmonger
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Examples from the Web for fishmonger
Chelsea fishmonger The Lobster Place, which had no power until Friday night, returned to normal business operations on Sunday.New York’s Sushi Business Comes Back After Hurricane Sandy
November 6, 2012
The fishmonger had lately started on himself and was doing well.Auld Licht Idylls
J. M. Barrie
The butcher was informed of it when he came, the fishmonger, and the grocer's boy.Nine Little Goslings
There's not an officer's mess in the army that receives the son of the fishmonger!The Golden Dog
Still harping on my daughter:—yet he knew me not at first; he said I was a fishmonger.Hamlet
By the time I had shaken off Mrs. Thompson I was almost at the fishmonger's.
- mainly British a retailer of fish
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Word Origin and History for fishmonger
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