Verboticism: Fleamonger

'If this snow flea dies...'

DEFINITION: n. An individual, or an organization, which profits by selling fear of imminent global destruction and/or eternal damnation. v. To profit from the prophecy of doom.

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Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: flee-mong-er

Sentence: The fleamongers always call just as you sit down to dinner.

Etymology: flea + monger (a person who is involved with something in a petty or contemptible way)

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