November 23rd, 2021

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Tuesday word: Monger

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021

Monger (noun, verb)
mon·ger [muhng-ger, mong-]


noun
1. a person who is involved with something in a petty or contemptible way (usually used in combination): a gossipmonger.
2. Chiefly British. a dealer in or trader of a commodity (usually used in combination): fishmonger.

verb (used with object)
3. to sell; hawk.

OTHER WORDS FROM MONGER
mon·ger·ing, noun, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO MONGER
dealer, hawker, merchant, peddler, trader

See synonyms for: monger / mongered / mongering on Thesaurus.com

Origin: First recorded before 1000; Middle English (noun); Old English mangere, equivalent to mang(ian) “to trade, act as a monger” (ultimately from Latin mango “salesman”) + -ere -er1; cognate with Old Norse, Old High German mangari

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|DAILY BEAST

This is standard fare for Levin, who is truly a hate monger.
OBAMA'S GEORGE BUSH PROBLEM|MARK MCKINNON|OCTOBER 4, 2009|DAILY BEAST

Today salted cod—baccalà—is available in many supermarkets and your fish monger should carry it.
SALT COD, SCAMPI, FILET OF GROUPER|THE DAILY BEAST|DECEMBER 23, 2008|DAILY BEAST