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
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Among them lay Sami’s shattered fishbowl and Sami, dead among the shards of glass.
The fishbowl situation along with increasingly lackluster performance on the court sent him into a tailspin.
Encased in floor-to-ceiling glass like a giant fishbowl, this dream kitchen must surely be the envy of every chef in Southern California.
Basically any glass object could cause a blaze, including jars, mirrors, fishbowls and even eyeglasses when left in the sun.
On a Tuesday in April, a team of Jukin researchers gathered in one of several fishbowl conference rooms, away from the pop-music hum of the main floor.
Hearst emerged, and, without a break, greeted me and led me into his personal fishbowl.
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First Known Use of fishbowl
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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