monger


1mon·ger

noun \ˈməŋ-gər, ˈmäŋ-\

Definition of MONGER

1
:  broker, dealer —usually used in combination <alemonger>
2
:  a person who attempts to stir up or spread something that is usually petty or discreditable —usually used in combination <warmonger>

Origin of MONGER

Middle English mongere, from Old English mangere, from Latin mangon-, mango, of Greek origin; akin to Greek manganon charm, philter
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

Rhymes with MONGER

2monger

verb
mon·geredmon·ger·ing \-g(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of MONGER

transitive verb
:  peddle

First Known Use of MONGER

circa 1864

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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