angler

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An angler fishing off a pier
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angler (plural anglers)

  1. A person who fishes with a hook and line.
    A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.
  2. An angler fish, Lophius piscatorius.
    The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.
  3. Someone who tries to work an angle; a person who schemes or has an ulterior motive.
    Jonas was a consummate angler when it came the company's leave policy; he had it figured so he only needed to work six months out of the year.
  4. (obsolete, slang) A thief who uses a hooked stick to steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.

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