Definition of -monger in US 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.
      ‘warmonger’
      ‘rumormonger’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

-monger

/ˈməŋɡər//ˈməNGɡər/