bot·​tom-fish·​ing ˈbä-təm-ˌfi-shiŋ How to pronounce bottom-fishing (audio)
: the practice of making purchases (as of stocks) when prices appear to be at their lowest point
bottom-fisher noun

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bottom-fishing was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Bottom-fishing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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