Main definitions of cheesemongering in English

: cheesemongering1cheesemongering2

cheesemongering1

Pronunciation /ˈtʃiːzˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ/

noun

  • The business of selling cheese. Frequently (and earliest) in attributive use.

Origin

Early 19th century. From cheese + mongering, after cheesemonger.

Main definitions of cheesemongering in English

: cheesemongering1cheesemongering2

cheesemongering2

Pronunciation /ˈtʃiːzˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ/

adjective

rare
  • Resembling or characteristic of a cheesemonger, or perceived to be so; mercantile, mean.

Origin

Late 18th century. From cheese + mongering, after cheesemonger.