Meaning of statemonger in English:

statemonger

noun

derogatory
  • A person who meddles in state affairs, or who affects political knowledge; a scheming, imperious, or ineffective politician.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Watson (?1559–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator. In some forms from state + monger.

Pronunciation

statemonger

/ˈsteɪtˌmʌŋɡə/