Definition of -monger in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈmʌŋgə/

combining form

  • 1Denoting a dealer or trader in a specified commodity: fishmonger cheesemonger
  • 1.1Denoting a person who promotes a specified activity, situation, or feeling, especially one that is undesirable or discreditable: warmonger


Old English mangere, from mangian 'to traffic', of Germanic origin, based on Latin mango 'dealer'.

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