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fishy

adjective \ˈfi-shē\

: of or relating to fish; especially : tasting or smelling like a fish

: causing doubt or suspicion : likely to be bad, untrue, dishonest, etc.

fish·i·erfish·i·est

Full Definition of FISHY

1
:  of or resembling fish especially in taste or odor
2
:  creating doubt or suspicion :  questionable
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Examples of FISHY

  1. There's something fishy about that guy.
  2. <something's fishy about the way he's acting>

First Known Use of FISHY

15th century

Rhymes with FISHY

FISHIER Defined for Kids

fishy

adjective \ˈfi-shē\
fish·i·erfish·i·est

Definition of FISHY for Kids

1
:  of or like fish <a fishy odor>
2
:  causing doubt or suspicion <The story sounds fishy to me.>

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