Fishmonger definition

fĭshmŭnggər, -mŏng-
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One that sells fish for food.
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(archaic) A pimp.

"Excellent well; you are a fishmonger." - William Shakespeare, said by Hamlet to Polonius. (Act 2, Scene 2)

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(chiefly brit.) A dealer in food fish.
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(UK) A person who sells fish. (A female fishmonger can also be called a fishwife.)
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(UK, rare) A fishmonger's, a fishmonger's shop: a shop that sells fish.
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Noun

Singular:
fishmonger
Plural:
fishmongers

Origin of fishmonger