deathmonger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

death +‎ -monger

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛθmʌŋɡə(ɹ)/, /ˈdɛθmʊŋɡə/

Noun[edit]

deathmonger (plural deathmongers)

  1. One who peddles death; a murderer of many.
    • 1990, Nat Segaloff, Hurricane Billy: the stormy life and films of William Friedkin
      So what if arms dealers are money-grabbing deathmongers? This is a revelation?
    • 2002, Reuven P Bulka, Modern folk Judaism: the reality and the challenge
      And then there were those who died and were martyred in the struggle to maintain a Jewish lifestyle, murdered at the hands of deathmongers, pillagers...
    • 2006, John Biggins, The Two-Headed Eagle
      Having babies spits in the eye of the Ludendorffs and Kaiser Wilhelms and the Krupps and all the other deathmongers who'd kill the lot of us if they could.