Examples of fishy in a Sentence
There's something fishy about that guy.
something's fishy about the way he's acting
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Something fishy is going to be happening in the Trinity River over the next few weeks.
If the disparity in numbers isn't enough to give you reason to smell something fishy, the population of the town should.
Swordfish was not overly fishy, and this one might have been the husky one of the catch.
But, fear not, you won’t be left with a fishy palette.
Parts of the city still smelled fishy, though, possibly from a tidal surge that mixed with the rainwater and submerged entire streets.
All of this, of course, may sound fishy to any of the one in six people who has experienced clinical depression.
In contrast, the Buffalo-style wings were hot and saucy but scrawny; the legs, confitted with lemon and sage, were painfully salty; and the fried boneless thighs were oddly fishy tasting.
Refresh a foul-smelling fridge Never worry that last night's salmon will leave your fridge smelling, well, fishy for months to come again.
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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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