noun, plural fishwives.
a woman who sells fish.
a coarse-mannered, vulgar-tongued woman.
noun (pl) -wives
a woman who sells fish
a coarse scolding woman
1520s, from fish (n.) + wife in the “woman” sense.
The wife of a homosexual man (1970s+ Homosexuals)
[fish-wurm] /ˈfɪʃˌwɜrm/ noun, Chiefly New England and Northern and Midland U.S. 1. an earthworm.
[fish-ee] /ˈfɪʃ i/ adjective, fishier, fishiest. 1. like a in shape, smell, taste, or the like. 2. consisting of . 3. abounding in . 4. Informal. improbable, as a story; unlikely. 5. Informal. of questionable character; suspicious: The sudden knockout was fishy. 6. dull and expressionless: fishy eyes. /ˈfɪʃɪ/ adjective fishier, fishiest 1. of, involving, […]
noun The transport of loaded containers or semitrailers by ship or barge [1954+; modeled on piggyback]
[fisk] /fɪsk/ noun 1. James, 1834–72, U.S. financier and stock speculator. /fɪsk/ verb 1. (slang) to refute or criticize (a journalistic article or blog) point by point v. 2002, an Internet argument tactic involving a reprinting of an article or blog post, interlarded with rebuttals and refutations, often intended to show the original is a […]