odd/queer fish

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of odd/queer fish

British, informal
: a strange or unusual person
  • She's really quite an odd fish.

Word by Word Definitions

odd play
  1. : being without a corresponding (see corresponding 1) mate

  2. : left over after others are paired or grouped

  3. : separated from a set or series

fish play
  1. : an aquatic animal

  2. : any of numerous cold-blooded strictly aquatic craniate vertebrates that include the bony fishes and usually the cartilaginous and jawless fishes and that have typically an elongated somewhat spindle-shaped body terminating in a broad caudal (see caudal 2) fin, limbs in the form of fins when present at all, and a 2-chambered heart by which blood is sent through thoracic gills to be oxygenated

  3. : the flesh of fish used as food

  1. : to attempt to catch fish

  2. : to seek something by roundabout means

  3. : to search for something underwater


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