Definition of Fishmonger

1. Noun. Someone who sells fish.

Exact synonyms: Fishwife
Generic synonyms: Bargainer, Dealer, Monger, Trader



Definition of Fishmonger

1. n. A dealer in fish.

Definition of Fishmonger

1. Noun. (British) A person who sells fish. ¹

2. Noun. (British rare) A fishmonger's, a fishmonger's shop: a shop that sells fish. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A pimp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fishmonger

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Medical Definition of Fishmonger

1. A dealer in fish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishmonger

fishkeeping
fishkill
fishkills
fishless
fishlessness
fishlife
fishlike
fishline
fishlines
fishling
fishlings
fishlore
fishly
fishmeal
fishmeals
fishmonger (current term)
fishmonger's
fishmongeress
fishmongeries
fishmongering
fishmongers
fishmongery
fishmouth
fishmouths
fishnet
fishnets
fishnetted
fisho
fishos
fishpaste

Literary usage of Fishmonger

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1. The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-taylor of London, from A.D by Henry Machin, John Gough Nichols (1848)
"John Cowper, fishmonger, sheriff 1552, buried at St. Magnus. ... "John Cooper, fishmonger, alderman, who was put by his turne of ..."

2. A Svrvay of London: Contayning the Originall, Antiquity, Increase, Moderne by John Stow (1890)
"On the west side whereof is the parish church of St. Nicholas Olive, a convenient church, having the monuments of W. Newport, fishmonger, one of the ..."

3. London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"Sir Stephen Foster, fishmonger*, enlarged Ludgate 'for the ease of the prisoners. ... Sir William Hampton, fishmonger, caused stocks to be set up in every ..."

4. Frederick Walker and His Works by Claude Phillips (1897)
"The fishmonger. the blue-aproned, rosy-cheeked fishmonger who bends forward across- the marble slab as he offers his fish to a gaily dressed damsel in the ..."

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