an oblong piece of fried fish, usually breaded.
noun, Informal. 1. an exaggerated or incredible story: It was just another one of his fish stories. noun phrase A series of lies or exaggerations; a false or improbable explanation: His whole alibi is a fish story [1819+; fr the tendency of an angler to exaggerate the size of the catch] An improbable, boastful tale, […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a tackle for fishing an anchor.
[fish-teyl] /ˈfɪʃˌteɪl/ verb (used without object) 1. to swerve or skid from side to side, as the rear end of a car. 2. to slow an airplane by causing its tail to move rapidly from side to side. noun 3. such a maneuver. 4. a gas burner having two jets crossing each other so as […]
[fish-tank] /ˈfɪʃˌtænk/ noun 1. a glass-sided tank for keeping, displaying, or observing live fish or other aquatic animals.