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fish

 (fĭsh)
n. pl. fish or fish·es
1. Any of numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates characteristically having fins, gills, and a streamlined body and including the bony fishes, such as catfishes and tunas, and the cartilaginous fishes, such as sharks and rays.
2. Any of various jawless aquatic craniates, including the lampreys and hagfishes.
3. The flesh of such animals used as food.
4. Informal A person, especially one considered deficient in something: a poor fish.
v. fished, fish·ing, fish·es
v.intr.
1. To catch or try to catch fish.
2. To look for something by feeling one's way; grope: fished in both pockets for a coin.
3. To seek something in a sly or indirect way: fish for compliments.
v.tr.
1.
a. To catch or try to catch (fish).
b. To catch or try to catch fish in: fish mountain streams.
2. To catch or pull as if fishing: deftly fished the corn out of the boiling water.
Phrasal Verb:
fish out
To deplete (a lake, for example) of fish by fishing.
Idioms:
fish or cut bait Informal
To proceed with an activity or abandon it altogether.
like a fish out of water
Completely unfamiliar with one's surroundings or activity.
neither fish nor fowl
Having no specific characteristics; indefinite.
other fish to fry Informal
Other matters to attend to: He declined to come along to the movie, saying he had other fish to fry.

[Middle English, from Old English fisc.]

fish

(fɪʃ)
n, pl fish or fishes
1. (Animals)
a. any of a large group of cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates having jaws, gills, and usually fins and a skin covered in scales: includes the sharks and rays (class Chondrichthyes: cartilaginous fishes) and the teleosts, lungfish, etc (class Osteichthyes: bony fishes)
b. (in combination): fishpond. ichthyicichthyoidpiscine
2. (Animals) any of various similar but jawless vertebrates, such as the hagfish and lamprey
3. (Animals) (not in technical use) any of various aquatic invertebrates, such as the cuttlefish, jellyfish, and crayfish
4. (Cookery) the flesh of fish used as food
5. informal a person of little emotion or intelligence: a poor fish.
6. (Mechanical Engineering) short for fishplate
7. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Also called: tin fish an informal word for torpedo1
8. a fine kettle of fish an awkward situation; mess
9. drink like a fish to drink (esp alcohol) to excess
10. have other fish to fry to have other activities to do, esp more important ones
11. like a fish out of water out of one's usual place
12. make fish of one and flesh of another Irish to discriminate unfairly between people
13. neither fish, flesh, nor fowl neither this nor that
vb
14. (Angling) (intr) to attempt to catch fish, as with a line and hook or with nets, traps, etc
15. (Angling) (tr) to fish in (a particular area of water)
16. to search (a body of water) for something or to search for something, esp in a body of water
17. (foll by: for) to seek something indirectly: to fish for compliments.
[Old English fisc; related to Old Norse fiskr, Gothic fiscs, Russian piskar, Latin piscis]
ˈfishable adj
ˈfishˌlike adj

FISH

(fɪʃ)
n acronym for
(Medicine) fluorescence in situ hybridization, a technique for detecting and locating gene mutations and chromosome abnormalities

fish

(fɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. for kinds or species) fish•es, n.
1. any of various cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with scales: includes three unrelated classes. Compare jawless fish, cartilaginous fish, bony fish.
2. (loosely) any of various other aquatic animals.
3. the flesh of fishes used as food.
4. Fishes, Pisces (def. 1).
5. Informal. a person: an odd fish; a poor fish.
6. Slang. a new prison inmate.
7. a long strip of wood, iron, etc., used to strengthen a mast, joint, etc.
v.t.
8. to go fishing for: to fish trout.
9. to try to catch fish in (a stream, lake, etc.).
10. to draw as if fishing (often fol. by up or out): He fished a coin out of his pocket.
11. to reinforce (a mast or other spar) by fastening a spar, batten, metal bar, or the like, lengthwise over a weak place.
v.i.
12. to catch or attempt to catch fish.
13. to search carefully: to fish through one's pockets.
14. to seek to obtain something indirectly or by artifice: fishing for a compliment.
15. to search for or attempt to catch onto something under water, in mud, etc.: to fish for mussels.
Idioms:
1. fish in troubled waters, to take advantage of uncertain conditions for personal profit.
2. fish out of water, a person in a strange, uncomfortable environment.
3. neither fish nor fowl, having no specific character or conviction; neither one thing nor the other.
4. other fish to fry, other matters requiring attention.
[before 900; Middle English fis(c)h, fyssh, Old English fisc; c. Old Saxon, Old High German fisc]
fish′a•ble, adj.

Fish

(fɪʃ)

n.
Hamilton, 1808–93, U.S. secretary of state 1869–77.

fish

(fĭsh)
Plural fish or fishes
Any of numerous cold-blooded vertebrate animals that live in water. Fish have gills for obtaining oxygen, a lateral line for sensing pressure changes in the water, and a vertical tail. Most fish are covered with scales and have limbs in the form of fins. See more at bony fish, cartilaginous fish, jawless fish.

Fish

See also biology; zoology

a term describing fish that migrate upriver to spawn.
a term describing fish that migrate downriver to spawn.
1. the activity of fishing.
2. a work on fishing. — halieutic, adj.
a toxic condition caused by toxic fish roe.
the worship of fish or of fish-shaped idols.
1. the branch of zoology that studies fishes.
2. a zoological treatise on fish. — ichthyologist, n. — ichthyological, adj.
a form of divination involving the heads or entrails of fish.
an abnormal love of fish.
the practice of eating or subsisting on fish. — ichthyophagist, n. — ichthyophagous, adj.
1. a ritual avoidance of fish, especially under the pressure of taboo.
2. an abnormal fear of fish.
a dermatologie condition in which the skin resembles fish scales. — ichthyotic, adj.
the anatomical structure of fishes and its study. — ichthyotomist, n.ichthyotomic, adj.
the right of one person to fish in waters belonging to another. See also law.
Rare. the art or science of fishing.
an angler or fisherman.
the breeding of fish, as a hobby or for scientific or commercial purposes. — pisciculturist, n.piscicultural, adj.
the branch of biology that studies plankton, especially as the sustenance of planktivorous fish.
1. a keen angler or fisherman, after Izaak Walton (1593-1683), English author of The Compleat Angler.
2. an admirer of the works of Izaak Walton. — Waltonian, adj.

fish

Fish can be a count noun or an uncount noun.

1. used as a count noun

A fish is a creature that lives in water and has a tail and fins.

...an islander who had just caught a fish.

In modern English, the plural of fish is fish, not 'fishes'.

My sister was singing happily because we'd caught so many fish.
2. used as an uncount noun

Fish is the flesh of a fish which you eat as food.

Fresh fish is expensive.

fish


Past participle: fished
Gerund: fishing

Imperative
fish
fish
Present
I fish
you fish
he/she/it fishes
we fish
you fish
they fish
Preterite
I fished
you fished
he/she/it fished
we fished
you fished
they fished
Present Continuous
I am fishing
you are fishing
he/she/it is fishing
we are fishing
you are fishing
they are fishing
Present Perfect
I have fished
you have fished
he/she/it has fished
we have fished
you have fished
they have fished
Past Continuous
I was fishing
you were fishing
he/she/it was fishing
we were fishing
you were fishing
they were fishing
Past Perfect
I had fished
you had fished
he/she/it had fished
we had fished
you had fished
they had fished
Future
I will fish
you will fish
he/she/it will fish
we will fish
you will fish
they will fish
Future Perfect
I will have fished
you will have fished
he/she/it will have fished
we will have fished
you will have fished
they will have fished
Future Continuous
I will be fishing
you will be fishing
he/she/it will be fishing
we will be fishing
you will be fishing
they will be fishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fishing
you have been fishing
he/she/it has been fishing
we have been fishing
you have been fishing
they have been fishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fishing
you will have been fishing
he/she/it will have been fishing
we will have been fishing
you will have been fishing
they will have been fishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fishing
you had been fishing
he/she/it had been fishing
we had been fishing
you had been fishing
they had been fishing
Conditional
I would fish
you would fish
he/she/it would fish
we would fish
you would fish
they would fish
Past Conditional
I would have fished
you would have fished
he/she/it would have fished
we would have fished
you would have fished
they would have fished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gillsfish - 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 colorful fish"
bottom-dweller, bottom-feeder - a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
bottom lurkers - a fish that lurks on the bottom of a body of water
aquatic vertebrate - animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water
cartilaginous fish, chondrichthian - fishes in which the skeleton may be calcified but not ossified
fish scale - scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fish
roe - eggs of female fish
milt - seminal fluid produced by male fish
lateral line, lateral line organ - sense organs of fish and amphibians; believed to detect pressure changes in the water
fin - organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
caudal fin, tail fin - the tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates
fishbone - a bone of a fish
Pisces - a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically
fingerling - a young or small fish
game fish, sport fish - any fish providing sport for the angler
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
rough fish - any fish useless for food or sport or even as bait
young fish - a fish that is young
mouthbreeder - any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths
spawner - a female fish at spawning time
northern snakehead - a voracious freshwater fish that is native to northeastern China; can use fin to walk and can survive out of water for three days; a threat to American populations of fish
bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
A. testudineus, Anabas testudineus, climbing perch - a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land
shoal, school - a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
2.fish - 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"
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
panfish - any of numerous small food fishes; especially those caught with hook and line and not available on the market
stockfish - fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt
anchovy - tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces
eel - the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
gray mullet, grey mullet, mullet - highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
alewife - flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
schrod, scrod - flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock; often broiled
haddock - lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried
hake - the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod
trout - flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
rock salmon - any of several coarse fishes (such as dogfish or wolffish) when used as food
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
shad - bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
smelt - small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
3.Fish - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
4.fish - the twelfth sign of the zodiacFish - the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
Verb1.fish - seek indirectlyfish - seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
look for, search, seek - try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
2.fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
crab - fish for crab
seine - fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine
scollop, scallop - fish for scallops
rail - fish with a handline over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"
brail - haul fish aboard with brails
angle - fish with a hook
shrimp - fish for shrimp
net fish - fish with nets
shark - hunt shark
trawl - fish with trawlers
still-fish - fish with the line and bait resting still or stationary in the water
prawn - fish for prawns
grab, take hold of, catch - take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"

fish

verb
1. angle, net, cast, trawl He learnt to fish in the river Cam.
2. look (for), search, delve, ferret, rummage, fossick (Austral. & N.Z.) He fished in his pocket for the key.
fish for something seek, look for, angle for, try to get, hope for, hunt for, hint at, elicit, solicit, invite, search for She may be fishing for a compliment.
fish something out pull out, produce, take out, extract, bring out, extricate, haul out, find She fished out a pair of his socks.
Related words
adjectives piscine, ichthyoid, ichthyic
young fry, fingerling
collective nouns shoal, draught, haul, run, catch
habitation redd
like ichthyomania
see sharks, shellfish

Fish

Types of fish  alewife, amberjack, anabantid, anabas, anableps, anchoveta, anchovy, angelfish, arapaima, archerfish, argentine, barbel, barracouta or (Austral.) hake, barracuda, barramunda, barramundi, bass, batfish, beluga, bib, pout, or whiting pout, bigeye, billfish, bitterling, black bass, blackfish, bleak, blenny, blindfish, bloodfin, blowfish, blue cod, rock cod, or (N.Z.) rawaru, pakirikiri, or patutuki, bluefish or snapper, bluegill, boarfish, bonefish, bonito, bowfin or dogfish, bream or (Austral.) brim, brill, brook trout or speckled trout, brown trout, buffalo fish, bullhead, bull trout, bully or (N.Z.) pakoko, titarakura, or toitoi, burbot, eelpout, or ling, butterfish, butterfish, greenbone, or (N.Z.) koaea or marari, butterfly fish, cabezon or cabezone, cabrilla, callop, candlefish or eulachon, capelin or caplin, carp, catfish, cavalla or cavally, cavefish, cero, characin or characid, chimaera, Chinook salmon, quinnat salmon, or king salmon, chub, chum, cichlid, cisco or lake herring, climbing fish or climbing perch, clingfish, coalfish or (Brit.) saithe or coley, cobia, cockabully, cod or codfish, coelacanth, coho or silver salmon, coley, conger, crappie, croaker, crucian, dab, dace, damselfish, danio, darter, dealfish, dentex, dollarfish, dorado, dory, dragonet, eel, eelpout, electric eel, fallfish, father lasher or short-spined sea scorpion, fighting fish or betta, filefish, flatfish, flathead, flounder, flying fish, flying gurnard, four-eyed fish, frogfish, garpike, garfish, or gar, geelbek, gemfish, gilthead, goby, goldeye, goldfish, goldsinny or goldfinny, gourami, grayling, greenling, grenadier or rat-tail, groper or grouper, grunion, grunt, gudgeon, guitarfish, gunnel, guppy, gurnard or gurnet, gwyniad, haddock, hagfish or hag, hairtail or (U.S.) cutlass fish, hake, halfbeak, halibut, herring, hogfish, horned pout or brown bullhead, horse mackerel, houndfish, houting, ice fish, jacksmelt, jewelfish, jewfish, John Dory, jurel, kahawai or Australian salmon, killifish, kingfish, kingklip (S. Afr.), kokanee, labyrinth fish, lampern or river lamprey, lamprey or lamper eel, lancet fish, lantern fish, largemouth bass, latimeria, leatherjacket, lemon sole, lepidosiren, ling, lingcod, lionfish, loach, louvar, luderick, lumpfish or lumpsucker, lungfish, mackerel or (colloquial) shiner, manta, manta ray, devilfish, or devil ray, marlin or spearfish, megrim, menhaden, milkfish, miller's thumb, minnow or (Scot.) baggie minnow, mirror carp, moki, molly, monkfish or (U.S.) goosefish, mooneye, moonfish, Moorish idol, moray, morwong, mudcat, mudfish, mudskipper, mullet, mulloway, muskellunge, maskalonge, maskanonge, or (informal) musky or muskie, nannygai or redfish, needlefish, numbfish, oarfish or king of the herrings, oldwife, opah, moonfish, or kingfish, orange chromide, orfe, ouananiche, paddlefish, panchax, pandora, paradise fish, parrotfish, perch, pickerel, pigfish or hogfish, pike, luce, or jackfish, pikeperch, pilchard, pilot fish, pinfish or sailor's choice, pipefish or needlefish, piranha or piraña, plaice, platy, pogge or armed bullhead, pollack or pollock, pollan, pomfret, pompano, porcupine fish or globefish, porgy or pogy, pout, powan or lake herring, puffer or globefish, pumpkinseed, Queensland lungfish, rabbitfish, rainbow trout, ray, red cod, redfin, redfish, red mullet or (U.S.) goatfish, red salmon, red snapper, remora, ribbonfish, roach, robalo, rock bass, rockfish or (formerly) rock salmon, rockling, rosefish, rudd, ruffe, ruff, or pope, runner, salmon, salmon trout, sand dab, sand eel, sand lance, or launce, sardine, sauger, saury or skipper, sawfish, scabbard fish, scad, scaldfish, scat, scorpion fish, sculpin (U.S. & Canad.), scup or northern porgy, sea bass, sea bream, sea horse, sea lamprey, sea perch, sea raven, sea robin, sea scorpion, sea snail or snailfish, sea trout, Sergeant Baker, sergeant major, shad, shanny, sheepshead, shiner, shovelnose, Siamese fighting fish, sild, silver belly (N.Z.), silverfish, silverside or silversides, skate, skelly, skipjack or skipjack tuna, sleeper or sleeper goby, smallmouth bass, smelt, smooth hound, snapper, snipefish or bellows fish, snoek, snook, sockeye or red salmon, sole, solenette, spadefish, Spanish mackerel, sprat, squeteague, squirrelfish, steelhead, sterlet, stickleback, stingray, stone bass or wreckfish, stonefish, stone roller, sturgeon, sucker, sunfish, surfperch or sea perch, surgeonfish, swordfish, swordtail, tailor, tarakihi or terakihi, tarpon, tarwhine, tautog or blackfish, tench, teraglin, tetra, thornback, threadfin, tilapia, tilefish, toadfish, topminnow, torsk or (U.S. & Canadian) cusk, trevally (Austral. & N.Z.), triggerfish, tripletail, trout, trunkfish, boxfish, or cowfish, tuna or tunny, turbot, vendace, wahoo, walleye, walleyed pike, or dory, weakfish, weever, whitebait, whitefish, whiting, wirrah, witch, wobbegong, wolffish or catfish, wrasse, yellow belly (Austral.), yellow jack, yellowtail, zander
Extinct fish  ceratodus, ostracoderm, placoderm

fish

verb
To try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning:
Translations
سَمَكسَمَكَةلَحْم السَّمَكيَجْري وراء المَدْح والمُجامَلاتيَصْطادُ
риба
rybachytat rybydomáhat sehledatlovit
fiskfiskefiskerlede efter
fiŝo
kala
kalakalastaakalastellakalastuskerjätä
poissonpêcherpoisson carnassierpoisson fourragefouiller
ribaribariti
halhalászikkihalász
ikan
fiskurleita aîveiîafiska/leita eftir
魚を捕る
낚시하다물고기
piscis
žuvisžuvų augintojasžuvų neršyklažuvų pardavėjasžuvų ūkis
zivszvejotmakšķerētmeklētuzprasīties pēc komplimentiem
pescuipeşte
rybarybacinachytať ryby
ribaribariti
fiskfiskafiske
samaki
ตกปลาปลา
balıkbalık avlamakbalık tutmakelde etmeye çalışmakaramak
câu cá

fish

[fɪʃ]
A. N (fish or fishes (pl))
1. (alive) → pez m; (as food) → pescado m
fish and chipspescado m frito con patatas fritas
fish and chip shop tienda de comida rápida principalmente de pescado frito y patatas fritas
neither fish nor fowlni chicha ni limoná
I've got other fish to frytengo cosas más importantes que hacer
there are other fish in the seahay otros peces en el mar
to be like a fish out of waterestar como pez fuera del agua
2. (= person) → tipo/a m/f, tío/a m/f (Sp)
odd fishbicho m raro
big fishpez m gordo
he's a (bit of a) cold fishes un tipo frío
B. VIpescar; [trawler] → faenar
he goes fishing at weekendssale a pescar los fines de semana
I'm going fishingvoy de pesca
to go salmon fishingir a pescar salmón
to fish for [+ trout, salmon etc] → pescar; [+ compliments, information] → andar a la caza de
to fish (around) in one's pocket for sthbuscarse algo en el bolsillo
to fish in troubled waterspescar en río revuelto
C. VT [+ river, pond] → pescar en; [+ trout, salmon etc] → pescar
D. CPD fish course N(plato m de) pescado m
fish factory Nfábrica f de pescado
fish farm Npiscifactoría f, criadero m de peces
fish farmer Npiscicultor(a) m/f
fish farming Npiscicultura f, cría f de peces
fish finger N (Brit) → palito m de pescado empanado
fish glue Ncola f de pescado
fish knife Ncuchillo m de pescado
fish manure Nabono m de pescado
fish market Nlonja f de pescado (Sp)
fish meal Nharina f de pescado
fish seller N (US) = fishmonger fish shop Npescadería f
fish slice Npala f para el pescado
fish soup Nsopa f de pescado
fish stick N (US) → croqueta f de pescado
fish store N (US) → pescadería f
fish tank Nacuario m
fish out VT + ADV (from water, from box) → sacar
they fished him out of the waterlo sacaron del agua
she fished a handkerchief out of her handbagsacó un pañuelo del bolso
fish up VT + ADVsacar

fish

[ˈfɪʃ] [fish or fishes] (pl)
n
poisson m
a fish → un poisson
I caught three fish → J'ai pêché trois poissons.
to feel like a fish out of water → être comme un poisson hors de l'eau
there are plenty more fish in the sea (possible partners)un(e) de perdu(e) dix de retrouvés(retrouvées)
(to eat)poisson m
I don't like fish → Je n'aime pas le poisson.
vt
to fish a river → pêcher dans une rivière
vipêcher
to go fishing → aller à la pêche
We went fishing in the River Dee → Nous sommes allés à la pêche sur la Dee.
fish out
vt sep
(= take out) [+ object] → sortir
to fish sth out of sth → sortir qch de qch
He fished out three files from the cabinet → Il a sorti trois dossiers du classeur.
(= retrieve) (from water)repêcher
A mutilated body was fished out of the Thames → On a repêché un corps mutilé de la Tamise.
(= exhaust) [+ sea, area] → épuiser les ressources de pêche de
to be fished out (= river, sea) → être vidé(e) de ses poissons; [cod, haddock] → être épuisé(e)fish and chips npoisson m frit et fritesfish and chip shop fish-and-chip shop nfriterie ffish cake ncroquette f de poisson

fish

n pl <- or (esp for different types) -es> → Fisch m; fish and chipsFisch und Pommes frites; to drink like a fish (inf)wie ein Loch saufen (inf); to have other fish to fry (fig inf)Wichtigeres zu tun haben; like a fish out of waterwie ein Fisch auf dem Trockenen; neither fish nor fowl (fig)weder Fisch noch Fleisch; he’s a queer fish (Brit inf) → er ist ein komischer Kauz; there are plenty more fish in the sea (fig inf)es gibt noch mehr (davon) auf der Welt; he’s a big fish in a small or little ponder ist ein großes Tier am Ort (inf); a little fish in a big pondnur einer von vielen; The Fishes (Astron) → die Fische pl
vifischen; (with rod also) → angeln; to go fishingfischen/angeln gehen; to go salmon fishingauf Lachsfang gehen
vtfischen; (with rod also) → angeln; to fish a riverin einem Fluss fischen/angeln; to fish a river dryeinen Fluss abfischen

fish

:
fish-and-chip shop
n (Brit) → Fish-and-chips-Imbiss m
fishbone
n(Fisch)gräte f
fishbowl
nFischglas nt
fish cake
nFischfrikadelle f

fish

:
fisheye lens
n (Phot) → Fischauge nt
fish farm
nFischzucht(anlage) f
fish farmer
nFischzüchter(in) m(f)
fish farming
nFischzucht f
fishfinger
fish flour
nFischmehl nt
fish glue
nFischleim m
fish-hook
nAngelhaken m

fish

:
fish knife
nFischmesser nt
fish ladder
nFischleiter f
fish market
nFischmarkt m
fishmonger
n (Brit) → Fischhändler(in) m(f)
fishmonger’s
n (Brit) → Fischgeschäft nt
fishnet stockings
plNetzstrümpfe pl
fish paste
nFischpaste f
fishplate
n (Rail) → Lasche f
fish pond
nFischteich m
fish shop
n (Brit)
Fischladen m
fish slice
n (for serving) → Fischvorlegemesser nt
fish stick
n (US) = fishfinger
fish story
n (US inf) → Seemannsgarn nt
fish supper
n (esp Scot, N Engl) → Fisch mmit Pommes (inf), → Fish-and-chips pl
fishtail (Mot)
nSchleuderbewegung fdes Hecks
vi(mit dem Heck) seitlich ausbrechen
fish tank
n (in house) → Aquarium nt; (on fish farm) → Fischteich m
fishwife
nFischfrau f; (fig pej)Marktweib nt

fish

[fɪʃ]
1. n (fish or fishes (pl)) → pesce m
fish and chips → pesce con patatine fritte
to be like a fish out of water → sentirsi come un pesce fuor d'acqua
I've got other fish to fry (fam) → ho altro da fare
2. vipescare
to go fishing → andare a pesca
to go salmon fishing → andare a pesca di salmoni
to fish for trout → pescare (le) trote
to fish for compliments/for information (fig) → andare a caccia di complimenti/di informazioni
to fish (around) in one's pockets for sth → frugarsi le tasche in cerca di qc
3. vt (river, pond) → pescare in; (trout, salmon) → pescare
fish out vt + adv (from water) → ripescare; (from box) → tirare fuori

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 .

fish

سَمَكَة, يَصْطادُ chytat ryby, ryba fisk, fiske Fisch, fischen ψαρεύω, ψάρι pescar, pez kala, kalastaa pêcher, poisson riba, ribariti pescare, pesce, 魚を捕る 낚시하다, 물고기 vis, vissen fisk, fiske łowić, ryba peixe, pescar рыба, рыбачить fisk, fiska ตกปลา, ปลา balık, balık avlamak, câu cá 钓鱼,

fish

n. pez; [fish caught] pescado; ___poisoning / intoxicación de pescado o marisco en mal estado.

fish

n (pl fish o fishes) pez m; (after being caught, as food) pescado