bottom-fishing

noun
bot·​tom-fish·​ing | \ ˈbä-təm-ˌfi-shiŋ How to pronounce bottom-fishing (audio) \

Definition of bottom-fishing

: the practice of making purchases (as of stocks) when prices appear to be at their lowest point

Other Words from bottom-fishing

bottom-fisher \ ˈbä-​təm-​ˌfi-​shər How to pronounce bottom-fishing (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of bottom-fishing

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Bottom-fishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottom-fishing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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