- a limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins and living wholly in water；the flesh of fish as food
- catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line；catch or try to catch fish in (a particular body of water)
verb: fish, 3rd person present: fishes, gerund or present participle: fishing, past tense: fished, past participle: fished
noun: fish, plural noun: fish
- 1. a limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins and living wholly in water the sea is thick with fish
- ▪ the flesh of fish as food hot crab appetizers stuffed with fish
- ▪ the zodiacal sign or constellation Pisces.
- ▪ used in names of invertebrate animals living wholly in water, e.g., cuttlefish, shellfish, jellyfish.
- ▪ a person who is strange in a specified way he is generally thought to be a bit of a cold fish
- ▪ a torpedo.
- 1. catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line he was fishing for bluefish I've told the girls we've gone fishing 同義詞 go fishing, angle, cast, trawl
- ▪ catch or try to catch fish in (a particular body of water) they did fish the mountain streams when game grew scarce
- ▪ search, typically by groping or feeling for something concealed he fished for his registration certificate and held it up to the policeman's flashlight 同義詞 search, delve, look, hunt, cast around, ... 更多
- ▪ try subtly or deviously to elicit a response or some information from someone I was not fishing for compliments 同義詞 try to get, seek to obtain, solicit, make a bid, angle, ... 更多
- ▪ pull or take something out of water or a container the body of a woman had been fished out of the river