Definition of fishbowl
1 : a bowl for the keeping of live fish
2 : a place or condition that affords no privacy
Examples of fishbowl in a Sentence
Being a politician these days means living in a fishbowl—every part of your life is open to public view.
Recent Examples of fishbowl from the Web
Hearst emerged, and, without a break, greeted me and led me into his personal fishbowl.
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FISHBOWL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fishbowl for English Language Learners
: a bowl used for keeping live fish
: a place or condition in which there is no privacy
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