Definition of cheesemongering in English:

cheesemongering

noun

  • The business of selling cheese. Frequently (and earliest) in attributive use.

adjective

rare
  • Resembling or characteristic of a cheesemonger, or perceived to be so; mercantile, mean.

Origin

Early 19th century. From cheese + mongering, after cheesemonger<br>late 18th century. From cheese + mongering, after cheesemonger.

Pronunciation

cheesemongering

/ˈtʃiːzˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ/