goldfish bowl

noun

Definition of goldfish bowl

: a place or situation offering no privacy

Examples of goldfish bowl in a Sentence

  1. celebrities who cannot escape from the goldfish bowl of constant publicity

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First Known Use of goldfish bowl

1935

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GOLDFISH BOWL Defined for English Language Learners

goldfish bowl

Definition of goldfish bowl for English Language Learners

  • : a place or condition in which there is no privacy


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