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costermonger

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noun cos·ter·mon·ger \-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Simple Definition of costermonger

  • : a person who sells fruit and vegetables outside rather than in a store

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of costermonger

British

  1. :  a hawker of fruit or vegetables

Origin and Etymology of costermonger

costard + monger


First Known Use: 1514

Rhymes with costermonger


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