a person who is involved with something in a petty or contemptible way (usually used in combination): a gossipmonger.
Chiefly British. a dealer in or trader of a commodity (usually used in combination): fishmonger;cheesemonger.
to sell; hawk.
- mon·ger·ing, noun, adjective
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How to use monger in a sentence
I didn’t know until I went into Bedford Cheese Shop that you could have the monger pick out some cheeses for you based on what you tell them, and they will serve it to you on a plate in a beautiful presentation with a bunch of fixings.Artisanal American Cheese Was Finally on Top of the World, and Then the World Fell Apart | Jaya Saxena | October 5, 2020 | Eater
“Anyone who takes up this struggle against the regime is labeled a neo-con and a war monger,” he said.White House Debunks Iran Nuclear Explosion, But Iran Denies Planting Story | Dan Ephron | January 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is standard fare for Levin, who is truly a hate monger.
Today salted cod—baccalà—is available in many supermarkets and your fish monger should carry it.
She heard unpleasant stories touching him through Sylvana, her nurse, an indefatigable gossip-monger.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
But she was much more than a mere fashion-monger: and what has lasted best in her was not mere fashion.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
He met Scribe, the omnipotent libretto-monger of the day, and of course nothing came of it.Richard Wagner | John F. Runciman
Pelt′monger, a dealer in skins; Pelt′ry, the skins of animals with the fur on them: furs.
Mr. M. said he was no motive-monger; he never arraigned gentlemen for their motives.
British Dictionary definitions for monger
(in combination except in archaic use) a trader or dealer: ironmonger
(in combination) a promoter of something unpleasant: warmonger
- mongering, noun, adjective
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