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Definition of "monger" []

  • A dealer in a specific commodity. Often used in combination: an ironmonger. (noun)
  • A person promoting something undesirable or discreditable. Often used in combination: a scandalmonger; a warmonger. (noun)
  • To peddle. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "monger" in a sentence
  • "McChrystal is just another war monger from the Bush administration."
  • "This piece of dreck fear monger is only saying this to scare uninformed jews into voting for her and her political cronies."
  • "What a phoney war monger is a better description than the over blown title of war hero."