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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fish-muhng-ger, -mong-]
    • /ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
    • /ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋ.ɡər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish-muhng-ger, -mong-]
    • /ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/

Definitions of fishmonger word

  • noun fishmonger a dealer in fish, especially for eating. 1
  • noun fishmonger A person or store that sells fish for food. 1
  • noun fishmonger person who sells fish 1
  • countable noun fishmonger A fishmonger is a shopkeeper who sells fish. 0
  • countable noun fishmonger The fishmonger or the fishmonger's is a shop where fish is sold. 0
  • noun fishmonger a retailer of fish 0

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Origin of fishmonger

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
First recorded in 1300-50, fishmonger is from the Middle English word fysshmongere. See fish, monger

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Parts of speech for Fishmonger


fishmonger popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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