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.


Full Definition of FISHY

:  of or resembling fish especially in taste or odor
:  creating doubt or suspicion :  questionable

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


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