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Meaning of FISHY

Pronunciation:  'fishee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (informal) not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
 

FISHY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: funny, queer, questionable, shady, suspect, suspicious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fish"y\, a.
1. Consisting of fish; fishlike; having the qualities or
   taste of fish; abounding in fish. --Pope.

2. Extravagant, like some stories about catching fish;
   improbable; also, rank or foul. [Colloq.]



 
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