A monger is a seller, especially of something specific like a fish monger or an iron monger.

You can use the noun monger as a word on its own, although it frequently shows up as a suffix, in words like cheesemonger. Monger can also be used as a verb meaning "to sell or peddle." In both cases, the word is a bit old fashioned, used more often these days to describe a person who promotes something hurtful, as in warmonger. The Old English root word is mangere, "merchant or broker," from the Latin mango, "dealer or trader."

Definitions of monger

n someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

bargainer, dealer, trader
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art dealer
a dealer in works of art requiring esthetic evaluation
a trader who exchanges goods and not money
bibliopole, bibliopolist
a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
someone who sells cheese
barrow-boy, barrow-man, costermonger
a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
a dealer in cutlery
a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
a dealer in stolen property
fishmonger, fishwife
someone who sells fish
horse trader
a hard bargainer
hardwareman, ironmonger
someone who sells hardware
a dealer in textiles (especially silks)
seedman, seedsman
a dealer in seeds
slop-seller, slopseller
a dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
stamp dealer
a dealer in stamps (whose customers are stamp collectors)
stock trader
someone who buys and sells stock shares
a retail dealer in yard goods
print seller
someone who sells etchings and engravings etc.
profit taker
someone who sells stock shares at a profit
one who deals only with brokers or other jobbers
Type of:
merchandiser, merchant
a businessperson engaged in retail trade

v sell or offer for sale from place to place

hawk, huckster, peddle, pitch, vend
Type of:
deal, sell, trade
do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

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