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fish·bowl

also fish bowl  (fĭsh′bōl′)
n.
1. A transparent bowl in which live fish are kept.
2. Informal A place that is lacking in privacy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fish bowl - a state of affairs in which you have no privacyfish bowl - a state of affairs in which you have no privacy; "the president lives in a goldfish bowl"
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
2.fish bowl - a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
aquarium, fish tank, marine museum - a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
bowl - a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
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