fish for compliments
Definition of fish for compliments
: to try to get people to say nice things about one She is always fishing for compliments.
Word by Word Definitions
: any of numerous cold-blooded strictly aquatic craniate vertebrates that include the bony fishes and usually the cartilaginous and jawless fishes and that have typically an elongated somewhat spindle-shaped body terminating in a broad caudal (see caudal 2) fin, limbs in the form of fins when present at all, and a 2-chambered heart by which blood is sent through thoracic gills to be oxygenated
: the flesh of fish used as food
: a person who is caught or is wanted (as in a criminal investigation)
: to attempt to catch fish
: to seek something by roundabout means
: to search for something underwater
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