Definition of fishing
1 : the sport or business of catching fish
2 : a place for catching fish
Examples of fishing in a Sentence
The fishing was pretty good today.
I'm going fishing this weekend.
Recent Examples of fishing from the Web
Kids should bring their own fishing poles; corn bait will be provided.
The program was founded in Manchester, Vermont, in 1996 by a breast cancer surgeon and a female fly-fishing guide with the theory that the gentle motion of fly casting would be physically therapeutic for women who have had surgery or radiation.
Among others that caught my eye: fishing at a private island in Alaska (Lot 19), the ultimate art and wine tour of Florence (Lot 27), and three days of luxury glamping (glamorous camping) in airstream trailers on a 10,000-acre ranch (Lot 34).
A temporary ban on gillnet fishing in Mexico’s upper Gulf of California decreed two years ago by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has been extended through the end of June.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Monday that flew 280 miles and appears to have landed inside Japan’s economic zone where fishing and cargo ships are active, the South Korean military and the Japanese government said.
Wentz pleaded guilty to the gross misdemeanor of interfering with fishing or hunting gear.
The festival will feature rowing demonstrations, canoeing, fishing, kite flying, nature walks and bike tours.
The 100-acre park became a major recreational center of the Birmingham area and offered such amusements as a Ferris wheel, shooting gallery, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing, golf, baseball, a steamboat, zoo and band concerts.
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First Known Use of fishing
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Definition of fishing for English Language Learners
: the sport or business of catching fish
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