"mongerer" meaning in All languages combined

See mongerer on Wiktionary

Noun [English]

Etymology: From monger + -er. Etymology templates: {{suf|en|monger|er|id2=agent noun}} monger + -er Head templates: {{en-noun}} mongerer (plural mongerers) Forms: mongerers [plural]
  1. One who sells a particular commodity. Tags: proscribed Categories (topical): Occupations, People
    Sense id: mongerer-en-noun-sSMwVqRx Disambiguation of Occupations: 50 50 Disambiguation of People: 51 49
  2. One who promotes something undesirable. Tags: proscribed Categories (topical): Occupations, People
    Sense id: mongerer-en-noun-StMCfK6k Disambiguation of Occupations: 50 50 Disambiguation of People: 51 49
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Related terms: scaremongerer

Inflected forms

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          "ref": "1893, Marcus Clarke, Chidiock Tichbourne Or The Catholic Conspiracy, page 44",
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          "ref": "December 21, 2011, Pluffmud (username), “Mock lobster”, in Allrecipes.com",
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          "ref": "2002, Jonathan Goldstein and Max Wallace, Schmelvis: In Search of Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots, page 82",
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