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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.
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fisherman

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

noun angler, fisher Near the coast, a fisherman bobbed in a dinghy.
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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
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fisherman

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

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

[ˈfɪʃəmən] n (-men (pl)) → pescatore m
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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 .
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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
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Sire, there was once upon a time a fisherman so old and so poor that he could scarcely manage to support his wife and three children.
There was once a fisherman who lived with his wife in a pigsty, close by the seaside.
Monk, with an acute and penetrating look, examined the fisherman for some time, while the latter smiled, with that smile half cunning, half silly, peculiar to French peasants.
At the same time, he saw a Fisherman come out of the cave, a Fisherman so ugly that Pinocchio thought he was a sea monster.
Once upon a time there was a fisherman who had a wife and three children.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
Then the Doctor asked the red-haired fisherman where his home was.
A FISHERMAN who lived on the produce of his nets, one day caught a single small Fish as the result of his day's labor.
An ark is a house-boat of small though comfortable dimensions, and is as necessary to the Upper Bay fisherman as are nets and boats.
Looking towards the sand-hills, I saw the men-servants from out-of-doors, and the fisherman, named Yolland, all running down to us together; and all, having taken the alarm, calling out to know if the girl had been found.
The local fisherman's guide doesn't say a word about catching anything.
But when I returned to consciousness, I was lying in a fisherman's hut, on the Loffoden Isles.

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