fishnet

noun
fish·​net | \ ˈfish-ˌnet How to pronounce fishnet (audio) \

Definition of fishnet

1 : netting fitted with floats and weights or a supporting frame for catching fish
2 : a coarse open-mesh fabric

Examples of fishnet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, cocktail waitresses in fishnet stockings and leopard-print corsets served customers playing slots and blackjack. Arkansas Online, 26 Aug. 2021 Options like puffy elasticized straps, fishnet fabric skirts, and ruffled corset tops were mixed in with boxy shorts, crochet tops, and bodycon ruched dresses. Kristen Bateman, refinery29.com, 20 Aug. 2021 The Making the Cut star accessorized her rock-glam look with chunky dangle earrings, fishnet tights and black stiletto heels. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 15 Sep. 2021 In the shot, she's pictured wearing a white lace dress over fishnet tights and chunky black boots. Ally Mauch, PEOPLE.com, 13 Sep. 2021 For this collection, fashion came in electric blues, sequined whites and fishnet stockings worn with itty bitty bottoms and tiny tops. Leanne Italie, ajc, 10 Sep. 2021 Inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, cocktail waitresses in fishnet stockings and leopard-print corsets served customers playing slots and blackjack. Arkansas Online, 26 Aug. 2021 Inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, cocktail waitresses in fishnet stockings and leopard-print corsets served customers playing slots and blackjack. Arkansas Online, 26 Aug. 2021 Inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, cocktail waitresses in fishnet stockings and leopard-print corsets served customers playing slots and blackjack. Arkansas Online, 26 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of fishnet

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fishnet was before the 12th century

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5 Oct 2021

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“Fishnet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fishnet. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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fishnet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fishnet

: a net for catching fish
: a type of fabric that has many small holes like a net

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