Examples of fishy in a Sentence
There's something fishy about that guy.
something's fishy about the way he's acting
Recent Examples of fishy from the Web
This throws off the pH of your vagina and can create a bad, fishy odor in the process.
Now, as Ryan F. Mandelbaum at Gizmodo reports, researchers have finally figured out how and why the critters produce this fishy moonshine.
Due to brackish water, the oysters in the area are true perfection: creamy, buttery, and not too briny or fishy.
Anitta is a vision between the Moroccan dunes, and Pabllo Vittar is a fabulous, fishy oasis.
Political journalist Sam Thielman soon realized there was something fishy about Trump's comments — mainly, Akie Abe speaks English very well and has spoken in English at many public events in the past.
Flounder, Ariel’s fishy pal, loves her unrequitedly.
More than 350 million years ago, our distant fishy ancestors traded in the life aquatic for land.
ANONYMOUS Framing this as a matter of protecting your overly nice and (from your description) possibly clueless boss seems fishy.
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First Known Use of fishy
Synonymsdebatable, disputable, dodgy [chiefly British], doubtable, dubious, dubitable, equivocal, doubtful, problematic (also problematical), queer, questionable, shady, shaky, suspect, suspicious
Antonymscertain, hands-down, incontestable, indisputable, indubitable, questionless, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unproblematic, unquestionable
Related Wordsalleged, so-called, supposed; moot; ambiguous, open, unclear; uncertain, undecided, undetermined; far-fetched, flimsy, improbable, unlikely, weak
Near Antonymsdecisive, definitive; clear, obvious, open-and-shut, positive
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