Fishwife



[fish-wahyf] /ˈfɪʃˌwaɪf/

noun, plural fishwives.
1.
a woman who sells fish.
2.
a coarse-mannered, vulgar-tongued woman.
/ˈfɪʃˌwaɪf/
noun (pl) -wives
1.
a woman who sells fish
2.
a coarse scolding woman
n.

1520s, from fish (n.) + wife in the “woman” sense.

noun

The wife of a homosexual man (1970s+ Homosexuals)

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