fish stick


Definition of fish stick

: a small elongated breaded fillet of fish

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Update your fish sticks by coating tilapia in panko bread crumbs and serving them with a fresh and vibrant veggie salad. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Crispy Fish with Herb Tartar Sauce and Snap Pea Salad," 20 May 2019 These usually consist of something like fish sticks or pizza with a hefty portion of fries and a microscopic side of vegetables: one tiny floret of broccoli and two carrot sticks. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "No, A Salad Doesn’t Make that Burger Healthier," 6 Sep. 2018 The meat is trimmed, battered and breaded by processors into millions of fish sticks and fast-food filets a day. Robert Lee Hotz, WSJ, "Climate Change Drives Fish Into New Waters, Remaking an Industry," 22 Dec. 2018 That evolved into gleaning what Americans ate (McDonald’s, fish sticks, pizza) during commercials. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Crazy Rich Asians has a daring premise: an Asian man that everyone desires," 17 Aug. 2018 But in the past three decades, the same kinds of market research tools that big companies use to try to sell you fish sticks and Fords became part of politics. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Putin or the Democrats? For some today it's not so easy," 19 July 2018 The latest list hits items that U.S. households buy, including electric lamps, apple juice and fish sticks. Joe Macdonald, Anchorage Daily News, "China vows retaliation for latest US tariff threat," 11 July 2018 Instead of frozen chicken tenders, fish sticks, or sloppy Joes, Giusti and his team offer up curry chicken with ginger brown rice, chicken gumbo, beef enchiladas, and homemade cheese pizza. Dave Collins,, "‘Throwdown’ focuses on healthy, cheap school lunches," 31 May 2018 The $1 billion Alaska walleye pollock fishery, caught for McDonald's fish sandwiches and many frozen fish sticks, is the most valuable in America. National Geographic, "9 Countries and the EU Are Protecting the Arctic Ocean Before the Ice Melts," 8 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of fish stick

1953, in the meaning defined above

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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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