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an·gler

 (ăng′glər)
n.
1. One who fishes with a hook.
2. A scheming person.
3. An anglerfish.

angler

(ˈæŋɡlə)
n
1. (Angling) a person who fishes with a rod and line
2. informal a person who schemes or uses devious methods to secure an advantage
3. (Animals) Also called: anglerfish any spiny-finned fish of the order Pediculati (or Lophiiformes). They live at the bottom of the sea and typically have a long spiny movable dorsal fin with which they lure their prey

an•gler

(ˈæŋ glər)

n.
1. a person who fishes with a hook and line.
2. a person who tries to get something through scheming.
3. any of various large-mouthed marine fishes of the family Lophiidae, having a wormlike lure dangling from the head for attracting prey.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angler - a scheming personangler - a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
plotter, schemer - a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
2.angler - a fisherman who uses a hook and lineangler - a fisherman who uses a hook and line
fisher, fisherman - someone whose occupation is catching fish
3.angler - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring preyangler - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
family Lophiidae, Lophiidae - large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America

angler

noun fisherman, fisher, piscator or piscatrix a thinking angler with tremendous ability
Translations
صائِد السَّمَك بِالصِّنَّارّهصائِد السمك
rybář
lystfiskersportsfisker
onkija
ribič
horgász
stangveiîimaîur
魚を釣る人
낚시꾼
fritidsfiskare
นักตกปลา
người câu cá

angler

[ˈæŋgləʳ] Npescador(a) m/f (de caña)

angler

[ˈæŋglər] npêcheur/euse m/f (à la ligne)

angler

nAngler(in) m(f)

angler

[ˈæŋgləʳ] npescatore m con la lenza

angle2

(ˈӕŋgl) verb
to use a rod and line to try to catch fish. angling for trout.
ˈangler noun
a person who fishes with a rod and line.
ˈangling noun

angler

صائِد السمك rybář lystfisker Angler ψαράς pescador onkija pêcheur ribič pescatore 魚を釣る人 낚시꾼 visser sportsfisker wędkarz pescador удильщик fritidsfiskare นักตกปลา olta balıkçısı người câu cá 垂钓者
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