Definition of -monger in English:

-monger

combining form

  • 1Denoting a dealer or trader in a specified commodity.

    ‘fishmonger’
    ‘cheesemonger’
    1. 1.1 Denoting a person who promotes a specified activity, situation, or feeling, especially one that is undesirable or discreditable.
      ‘warmonger’

Origin

Old English mangere, from mangian ‘to traffic’, of Germanic origin, based on Latin mango ‘dealer’.

Pronunciation

-monger

/ˈmʌŋɡə/