fishwife(redirected from fishwives)
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n. pl. fish·wives (-wīvz′)
1. A woman who sells fish.
2. A woman regarded as coarse and shrewishly abusive.
n, pl -wives
1. (Commerce) a woman who sells fish
2. a coarse scolding woman
n., pl. -wives.
1. a woman who sells fish.
2. a coarse-mannered, raucous woman.
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|Noun||1.||fishwife - someone who sells fish|