Definition of -monger in English:

-monger

combining form

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

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

Origin

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