cheesemonger

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who deals in or sells cheese.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who deals in cheese.

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  • noun UK Someone who sells cheese.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who sells cheese

Etymologies

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From cheese +‎ -monger

Examples

  • He had been a cheesemonger, but failure in business and poverty had driven him into the workhouse, whither his wife had refused to accompany him.

    SUICIDE

  • Learning about the cheesemakers and their production process is an important step to being a good cheesemonger.

    Liza de Guia: Lucy's Whey: Sourcing Exceptional Cheese with an All-American Cheese Shop

  • The cheesemonger was bringing up an armful of waxy wrapped cheeses from his cold storage below, and the flower seller was winding together bushy bundles of creamy pink roses.

    Exit the Actress

  • Saxelby a Day A-Whey beloved local cheesemonger leads foodie day trips to NY dairy farms

    Jeralyn Gerba: The Best Way To Go Solo In NYC

  • Saxelby a Day A-Whey beloved local cheesemonger leads foodie day trips to NY dairy farms

    Jeralyn Gerba: The Best Way To Go Solo In NYC

  • It took us ages to pick our way through the crowded streets down to the Strand, and along the way I spoke to strangers, something Rose wishes I would not do, sang a May Day song with Mr. Lake, the cheesemonger, and ate sugared almond comfits until I felt ill.

    Exit the Actress

  • It took us ages to pick our way through the crowded streets down to the Strand, and along the way I spoke to strangers, something Rose wishes I would not do, sang a May Day song with Mr. Lake, the cheesemonger, and ate sugared almond comfits until I felt ill.

    Exit the Actress

  • After all, to complain that McEwan, Barnes & Co aren't living up to the legacy of British modernism is a little like complaining that the cheesemonger has run out of chalk.

    What Ever Happened to Modernism? by Gabriel Josipovici

  • The cheesemonger was bringing up an armful of waxy wrapped cheeses from his cold storage below, and the flower seller was winding together bushy bundles of creamy pink roses.

    Exit the Actress

  • Saxelby a Day A-Whey beloved local cheesemonger leads foodie day trips to NY dairy farms

    Jeralyn Gerba: The Best Way To Go Solo In NYC

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  • There is a cheesemonger in Great Western Road in Glasgow.

    October 7, 2007

  • Gravener was profound enough to remark after a moment that in the first place he couldn't be anything but a Dissenter, and when I answered that the very note of his fascination was his extraordinary speculative breadth, my friend retorted that there was no cad like your cultivated cad and that I might depend upon discovering (since I had had the levity not already to have inquired) that my shining light proceeded, a generation back, from a Methodist cheesemonger.

    --Henry James, 1894, The Coxon Fund

    November 19, 2009