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fishmonger

Syllabification: fish·mon·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈfiSHˌməNGɡər
 
, ˈfiSHˌmäNGɡər
 
/

Definition of fishmonger in English:

noun

A person or store that sells fish for food.
Example sentences
  • You will have to be early to get your fresh fish before the fishmonger sells out.
  • The vast majority of the fish are ready to be sold to fishmongers, supermarkets and restaurants, and it is still not midday.
  • She said she knew that children took newspapers along to butchers and fishmongers where they sold them and she was just wondering if something could be done to prevent this.

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