fish in the sea

noun phrase

Definition of fish in the sea

informal
used to say that there are many more people available for a romantic relationship "I know you're sad because you and your boyfriend broke up, but he's not the only fish in the sea." "You're right. There are many/plenty more fish in the sea."

Learn More About fish in the sea

Dictionary Entries Near fish in the sea

fishing worm

fish in the sea

fish joint

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for fish in the sea

Cite this Entry

“Fish in the sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20in%20the%20sea. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!