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i·ron·mon·ger

 (ī′ərn-mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n. Chiefly British
A hardware merchant.

ironmonger

(ˈaɪənˌmʌŋɡə)
n
(Commerce) Brit a dealer in metal utensils, hardware, locks, etc. US and Canadian equivalent: hardware dealer
ˈironˌmongery n

i•ron•mon•ger

(ˈaɪ ərnˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ gər)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a dealer in hardware.
[1300–50]
i′ron•mon`ger•y, n.

ironmonger

hardware store
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ironmonger - someone who sells hardware; "in England they call a hardwareman an ironmonger"
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
2.ironmonger - a store selling hardware; "in Great Britain they used to call a hardware store an ironmonger's shop"
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations
تاجِر حَديد، بائِع أدوات مَعْدَنِيَّه
železářželezářství
isenkræmmer
rautakauppa
željezarija
vaskereskedõ
járnvörukaupmaîur
金物屋
철물점
obchodník so železiarskym tovarom
järnhandeln
ร้านขายเครื่องใช้ที่ทำด้วยโลหะ
cửa hàng bán dụng cụ

ironmonger

[ˈaɪənˌmʌŋgəʳ] N (Brit) → ferretero/a m/f, quincallero/a m/f
ironmonger's (shop)ferretería f, quincallería f

ironmonger

[ˈaɪərnmʌŋgər] n (British)
(= shopkeeper) → quincaillier/ière m/f

ironmonger

[ˈaɪənˌmʌŋgəʳ] n (Brit) ironmonger's (shop)(negozio di) ferramenta

iron

(ˈaiən) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) an element that is the most common metal, is very hard, and is widely used for making tools etc. Steel is made from iron; The ground is as hard as iron; iron railings; iron determination (= very strong determination).
2. a flat-bottomed instrument that is heated up and used for smoothing clothes etc. I've burnt a hole in my dress with the iron.
3. a type of golf-club.
verb
to smooth (clothes etc) with an iron. This dress needs to be ironed; I've been ironing all afternoon.
ˈironing noun
clothes etc waiting to be ironed, or just ironed. What a huge pile of ironing!
ˈirons noun plural
formerly, a prisoner's chains. They put him in irons.
ˈironing-board noun
a padded board on which to iron clothes.
ˈironmonger noun
a dealer in articles of metal eg tools, locks etc and other goods.
ˈironmongery noun
the business or goods of an ironmonger.
have several irons in the fire, have too many etc irons in the fire
to be involved in, or doing, several etc things at the same time.
iron out
1. to get rid of (creases etc) by ironing.
2. to get rid of (difficulties etc) so that progress becomes easier.
strike while the iron is hot
to act etc while the situation is favourable.

ironmonger

مَحَلُ تَاجِرُ الـحَدِيدُ والأَدَوَاتُ الـمَعْدَنِيَّةُ železářství isenkræmmer Eisenwarenhandlung κατάστημα σιδηρικών ferretería rautakauppa quincaillerie željezarija ferramenta 金物屋 철물점 ijzerwinkel jernvarehandel sklep z wyrobami żelaznymi ferrageiro, loja de ferragens торговец скобяными изделиями järnhandeln ร้านขายเครื่องใช้ที่ทำด้วยโลหะ demirci dükkanı cửa hàng bán dụng cụ 铁器店
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