ironmonger

[ ahy-ern-muhng-ger, -mong-ger ]
/ ˈaɪ ərnˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ gər /
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noun Chiefly British.

a dealer in hardware.

Nearby words

  1. ironing,
  2. ironing board,
  3. ironist,
  4. ironize,
  5. ironmaster,
  6. ironmongery,
  7. irons,
  8. irons in the fire, too many,
  9. ironside,
  10. ironsides

Origin of ironmonger

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at iron, monger

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British Dictionary definitions for ironmonger

ironmonger

/ (ˈaɪənˌmʌŋɡə) /

noun

British a dealer in metal utensils, hardware, locks, etcUS and Canadian equivalent: hardware dealer
Derived Formsironmongery, noun

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