an oblong piece of filleted or minced fish coated in breadcrumbs
noun 1. powdered fish, high in protein, used as an ingredient in other foods.
noun 1. a platform for drying fish. noun 1. (Canadian) a platform on which fish are dried
[fish-flahy] /ˈfɪʃˌflaɪ/ noun, plural fishflies. 1. a neuropterous insect of the family Corydalidae that is similar to but smaller than a dobsonfly.
- Fish for
1. Try to obtain something through artifice or indirectly. For example, He was always fishing for compliments, or, as William Makepeace Thackeray put it in Vanity Fair (1848): “The first woman who fishes for him, hooks him.” [ Mid-1500s ] 2. Search for something, as in I’ve fished for it in all the drawers. [ […]