fish meaning

[ fiʃ ] Pronunciation:   "fish" in a sentence
Noun: fish (fish,fishes)  fish
  1. Any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colourful fish" 
  2. The flesh of fish used as food
    "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
Verb: fish  fish
  1. Seek indirectly
    "fish for compliments"
    - angle 
  2. Catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
    "I like to go fishing on weekends"
Noun: Fish  fish
  1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
    - Pisces 
  2. The twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
    - Pisces, Pisces the Fishes

Sounds like: phish

Derived forms: fished, fishing, fish, fishes, Fishes

See also: fisher, fishery, fishing, fishy, piscine

Type of: aquatic vertebrate, catch, food, grab, grub, house, individual, kai [NZ], khana [Asia], look for, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, search, seek, sign, sign of the zodiac, solid food, somebody, someone, soul, star sign, take hold of

Part of: Pisces, school, shoal

Encyclopedia: Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union Fish Fish, Food and Allied Workers union Fish, Soap and Bonds by Larry Fondation Fish, Hamilton

[American slang]
n. a stupid and inept person. (Derogatory.)
• The guy's a fish. He can't do anything right.
• Don't be such a fish, Martin. Anyone can work a can opener.

[British slang]
Noun. Women. Extremely derogatory expression for females, usually heard used by homosexual mysogynists. Alludes to an unsavoury vaginal smell. Possibly the most offensive expression for women?

Woman (women)
note: Used by gay men in a derogatory sense; refers to the putatively offensive odor emitted by female genitalia

[Oil and gas]
Any object left in the wellbore during drilling or workover operations which must be recovered before work below the object can proceed.


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  1. meat and fish are cleaned and trimmed.
  2. the fish will bite all the better for the rain.
  3. he caught many fish to fill up his belly.
  4. jerry was a big fish in a little pond.
  5. all the fish exhibited mortality response.

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