fishiness


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fish·y

 (fĭsh′ē)
adj. fish·i·er, fish·i·est
1. Resembling or suggestive of fish, as in taste or odor.
2. Cold or expressionless: a fishy stare.
3. Informal Inspiring doubt or suspicion: Something is fishy about the accident.

fish′i·ly adv.
fish′i·ness n.
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He had furnished it with a plywood fish-crate that preserved a vestigial fishiness and the cartoon of a Baltic cod, smiling with thick lips as it was trawled into a jolly fisherman's net.
The prawns flavoured it well, without engulfing the slices in overpowering fishiness. They were cut into delicate little cubes, generously coated in sesame seeds and presented with care.
Our starter of Fried Calamari was so fresh there was nary a hint of fishiness. Deep-fried ever so briefly, the squid rings were neither chewy nor dry and went well with the freshly made aioli dip.
"Imagine the smell of the smoke entwined with the sweet fishiness of the salmon, and the sound of the waves.
The seagrass is growing, more and more bait is showing up, and the overall "fishiness" is increasing every week.
If you're an omnivore, try adding a couple of minced anchovy fillets; they add savory oomph without noticeable fishiness.
(5) Elsewhere, Prospero calls Caliban "tortoise" (1.2.316) and "poisonous" (1.2.319), and Trinculo turns this reptilian aspect amphibian by repeatedly riffing on Caliban's fishiness: "a man or a fish?" (2.2.24), "debosh'd fish" (3.2.26), "half a fish and half a monster" (3.2.28-29).
He tried one bite before dry boaking and downing his Prosecco to wash away the fishiness.
There was a slight fishiness to the air; dead alewives, which I had learned were shiny, silver fish, thin but as long as a ruler, that washed up dead along the lakeshore every spring.
The starters were flavoursome - a bowl of taramasalata that had a good lemony zing to counteract the fishiness and a plate of the Greek sausages loukaniko that were dense,meaty and deftly spiced.
Your involvement is surely a more accessible area of moral fishiness than anything as esoteric as the structure of the causal laws in the system.