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fish·er·man

 (fĭsh′ər-mən)
n.
1. One who fishes as an occupation or for sport.
2. A commercial fishing vessel.

fisherman

(ˈfɪʃəmən)
n, pl -men
1. a person who fishes as a profession or for sport
2. (Nautical Terms) a vessel used for fishing

fish•er•man

(ˈfɪʃ ər mən)

n., pl. -men,
adj. n.
1. a person who fishes.
2. a ship used in fishing.
adj.
3. Also, fish′er•man's. of or designating a knitting pattern primarily of cable-stitches.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fisherman - someone whose occupation is catching fishfisherman - someone whose occupation is catching fish
troller, angler - a fisherman who uses a hook and line
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
trawler - a fisherman who use a trawl net

fisherman

noun angler, fisher Near the coast, a fisherman bobbed in a dinghy.
Translations
rybář
fiskerlystfisker
kalastajaonkija
ribarribič
halász
fiskimaîur, veiîimaîur
漁師魚を釣る人
낚시꾼어부
ribič
fiskarefritidsfiskare
ชาวประมงนักตกปลา
ngư dânngười câu cá

fisherman

[ˈfɪʃəmən] N (fishermen (pl)) → pescador m

fisherman

[ˈfɪʃərmən] npêcheur m
He's a fisherman → Il est pêcheur.

fisherman

n pl <-men> → Fischer m; (amateur) → Angler m; (= boat)Fischereiboot nt

fisherman

[ˈfɪʃəmən] n (-men (pl)) → pescatore m

fish

(fiʃ) nounplurals fish (rare) ˈfishes
1. a kind of creature that lives in water and breathes through gills. There are plenty of fish around the coast.
2. its flesh eaten as food. Do you prefer meat or fish?
verb
1. to (try to) catch fish (in). She likes fishing; He fished the river all day.
2. (usually with for) to search for. She fished around in her handbag for a handkerchief.
3. (usually with for) to try to get by indirect means. He is always fishing for compliments.
ˈfishy adjective
1. of or like a fish. a fishy smell.
2. odd or suspicious. There's something fishy about that man.
ˈfishball noun
mashed fish shaped into a ball and cooked.
ˈfisherman noun
a person who fishes either as a job or as a hobby.
ˈfish farm noun
an area of fresh water for breeding fish as a business.
fish farmer
a person who breeds fish.
ˈfish hatchery noun
a place for hatching fish eggs.
ˈfishing-line noun
a fine strong thread, now usually made of nylon, used with a rod, hooks etc for catching fish.
ˈfishing-rod noun
a long thin flexible rod used with a fishing-line and hooks etc for catching fish.
fish merchant
a fishmonger.
ˈfishmonger noun
1. a person who sells fish.
2. a shop that sells mainly fish. I must go down to the fishmonger.
feel like a fish out of water
to feel uncomfortable or out of place in a situation.
fish out
to pull something out with some difficulty. At last he fished out the letter he was looking for.

The plural fish is never wrong, but sometimes fishes is used in talking about different individuals or species: How many fish did you catch? ; the fishes of the Indian Ocean ; the story of two little fishes .

fisherman

صائِد السمك, صَيَّادُ السَّمَك rybář fisker, lystfisker Angler, Fischer ψαράς pescador kalastaja, onkija pêcheur ribar, ribič pescatore 漁師, 魚を釣る人 낚시꾼, 어부 visser fisker, sportsfisker rybak, wędkarz pescador рыбак, удильщик fiskare, fritidsfiskare ชาวประมง, นักตกปลา balıkçı, olta balıkçısı ngư dân, người câu cá 垂钓者, 渔民
References in classic literature ?
With a kind of wriggle, like a fish returned to the brook by the fisherman, Biddlebaum the silent began to talk, striving to put into words the ideas that had been accumulated by his mind during long years of silence.
I have mustered ye all round this capstan; and ye mates, flank me with your lances; and ye harpooneers, stand there with your irons; and ye, stout mariners, ring me in, that I may in some sort revive a noble custom of my fisherman fathers before me.
Another fisherman was picked up here--and that so silently, that if Young Jerry had been superstitious, he might have supposed the second follower of the gentle craft to have, all of a sudden, split himself into two.
your father was a gentleman and your mother is a lady; and my father was a fisherman and my mother was a fisherman's daughter, and my uncle Dan is a fisherman.
But he said he didn't want to be a pirate, because killing people and stealing was no work for a good fisherman to do.
From the left fob he took out a net almost large enough for a fisherman, but contrived to open and shut like a purse, and served him for the same use: we found therein several massy pieces of yellow metal, which, if they be real gold, must be of immense value.
But, sire," added Scheherazade, "however beautiful are the stories I have just told you, they cannot compare with the story of the Fisherman.
Once upon a time there was a fisherman who had a wife and three children.
It so happened that a fisherman had spread his net at the very place where poor Athanase had flung himself, believing that no one would ever find him.
The coastguard on duty at once made report, and one old fisherman, who for more than half a century has kept watch on weather signs from the East Cliff, foretold in an emphatic manner the coming of a sudden storm.
Well, sir," said Captain Nemo, "you and your companions shall visit the Bank of Manaar, and if by chance some fisherman should be there, we shall see him at work.
Like so many of the same philosophy, he became a lonely wanderer, calling himself the "Old Fisherman of the Mists and Waters".

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