fish stick


Definition of fish stick

: a small elongated breaded fillet of fish

Examples of fish stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s one solution: Turn your kids’ catch into that all-time childhood favorite, fish sticks. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The Ultimate Super Bowl Food Menu for Hunters and Anglers," 30 Jan. 2020 And as Americans opt for less processed food and more global flavors, chicken nuggets and mac and cheese may give ground to salmon fish sticks, agedashi pops and hemp pasta with ghee. Kim Severson, New York Times, "What Will We Eat in 2020? Something Toasted, Something Blue," 30 Dec. 2019 Invasive species are made approachable and delicious in dishes like the blue catfish fish stick topped with fried capers. Christina Tkacik,, "Review: At this new Hampden restaurant, invasive species like snakehead and blue catfish are approachable and delicious," 4 Dec. 2019 For those who survived the era in which fish sticks and tater tots passed as a good day in school cafeterias, a visit to a contemporary K-12 lunchroom in Oakland is illuminating. Mark Kreidler,, "No more tater tots? California schools put healthier lunches to the test," 21 Oct. 2019 The freshwater fish are sliced thin and dredged in corn flour, cornmeal and a spice mixture before being quickly fried, resulting in addicting, crispy little fish sticks, served with a kicky red-chile mayo. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "Just in time for a fall road trip, Falls Landing serving elevated up-north fare," 17 Oct. 2019 Later, when surimi became widely available, sushi counters substituted the cheap processed fish sticks for king crab. Washington Post, "Made in America," 11 Oct. 2019 Let’s remove the cucumber slices from our eyes and the fish sticks from the microwave, rock a suit like Arsenio Hall, crush some Mario Kart, take the door off the hinges, and welcome Jennifer Morrison into the group. Dan Snierson,, "This Is Us star Jennifer Morrison on why she joined the show, what to expect from Cassidy," 9 Oct. 2019 Seafood: There’s an ocean full of fresh, chilled and frozen fish listed, including bass, swordfish, lobster, tilapia, tuna, sardines, caviar, crabs, crabmeat, eel, oysters, scallops, shrimp and fish sticks. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "When new, higher tariffs are scheduled to start on Chinese imports and what may cost more," 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of fish stick

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fish stick was in 1953

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12 Feb 2020

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“Fish stick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of fish stick

US : a long and thin piece of fish that is breaded and cooked

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