October 20th, 2020

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Word of the Day 10/20/20 Monger

Monger (noun, verb)
monger [ muhng-ger, mong- ]
(previously 06-25-13)

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

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

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

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

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Origin: before 1000; Middle English (noun); Old English mangere, equivalent to mang(ian) “to trade, act as a monger” (≪ Latin mangō “salesman”) + -ere -er; cognate with Old Norse, Old High German mangari

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MONGER
At my request they went and brought us Mr. Monger's revolver, which they stated they had been warming near the fire!
EXPLORATIONS IN AUSTRALIA|JOHN FORREST

I therefore sent Mr. Monger back with instructions to bring the party to this spot, called Cartubing.
EXPLORATIONS IN AUSTRALIA|JOHN FORREST

While Jemmy was away looking for the revolver, Mr. Monger saw two natives following up our trail, and within fifty yards of us.
EXPLORATIONS IN AUSTRALIA|JOHN FORREST

The phrase might have holes picked in it by a composition-master or -monger.
A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NOVEL, VOL. 2|GEORGE SAINTSBURY

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