fish stick

noun

Definition of fish stick

: a small elongated breaded fillet of fish

Examples of fish stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So when Stephanie wasn’t home and the boys grew tired of microwaveable chicken nuggets and fish sticks, Trevon squeezed a syrup bottle and got to work. Michael Gehlken, Dallas News, "‘I can’t thank her enough’: Cowboys’ Trevon Diggs appreciates mother’s will, sacrifice during his journey to the NFL," 9 May 2020 But mostly, our dinners consisted of a three-ingredient stir fry flavoured only with soy sauce, baked fish sticks from the freezer, and a big bowl of rice. Connie Wang, refinery29.com, "Love In The Shape Of Cut Fruit," 4 May 2020 Nothing like finger food for teaching a noble and necessary lesson—and nothing could be better for the Super Bowl than a piled of golden-fried fish sticks. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The Ultimate Super Bowl Food Menu for Hunters and Anglers," 30 Jan. 2020 De Laurentiis says of these crispy, cheesy Parmesan and breadcrumb-crusted fish sticks. NBC News, "8 easy, fuss free ways to cook fish at home," 15 Mar. 2019 From venison nachos to fried fish sticks to tiger meat (well, not exactly), here’s the ultimate food menu for game day, whether your guests are hunter and anglers—or just plain hungry. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The Ultimate Super Bowl Food Menu for Hunters and Anglers," 30 Jan. 2020 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, baltimoresun.com, "Review: At this new Hampden restaurant, invasive species like snakehead and blue catfish are approachable and delicious," 4 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of fish stick

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Fish stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20stick. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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fish stick

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fish stick

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

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