fishmonger

noun
fish·mong·er | \ˈfish-ˌmäŋ-gər, -ˌməŋ-\

Definition of fishmonger 

chiefly British

: a fish dealer

Examples of fishmonger in a Sentence

You can get fresh cod at the fishmonger's.

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If your fishmonger steers you away from buying something, be sure to listen. Nicole Sours Larson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "White fish & vegetables," 9 July 2018 There’s a general store, a weekly farmers’ market, and maybe a decent butcher and fishmonger, but there’s no Whole Foods, no Trader Joe’s, and definitely no Instacart. Carla Lalli Music, Bon Appetit, "If You’re Gonna Cook on Vacation, Bring These Kitchen Tools with You," 28 June 2018 The neighborhood’s commercial strip features squat buildings that are home to decades-old family businesses — two fishmongers, a butcher shop, a Portuguese bakery, a local plumber, an electrician. Katheleen Conti, BostonGlobe.com, "In the shadow of large-scale developments, East Cambridge small businesses brace for impact," 10 May 2018 Since Cape opened in March 2016, Gray, in partnership with head fishmonger Ehder Dominguez, has turned the shop into a destination for more than just fresh fillets. Zan Romanoff, latimes.com, "This Navy vet turned fishmonger is smoking and curing some of L.A.'s best sustainable seafood," 2 Apr. 2018 In May, a butcher and a fishmonger in separate locations had their windows broken in the span of a week. Rebecca Tan, Washington Post, "France’s butchers fear the wrath of ‘militant vegans’," 28 June 2018 The protests began after Mouhcine Fikri, a poor fishmonger, was crushed to death in October 2016 while trying to retrieve fish from a trash compactor. New York Times, "Moroccan Protest Leader Is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison," 27 June 2018 Basil suggests first-timers have a fishmonger cut the tail — the only part normally eaten outside Asia — into medallions and remove its surface membrane. Rachel Ellner, BostonGlobe.com, "Marsala brings out the beauty in monkfish," 14 May 2018 Plus, fishmongers are great at answering all your questions about how to select, prep, and cook. Nicole Yorio, Redbook, "Take the Fear Out of Buying Seafood," 20 May 2011

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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fishmonger

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fishmonger

: a person or shop that sells fish

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