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fishwife (plural fishwives)
- A woman who sells or works with fish. (The female form of fishmonger.)
- (pejorative) A vulgar, abusive or nagging woman with a loud, unpleasant voice.
- (Geordie, pejorative) Term of abuse, usually directed at women, implying lack of personal hygiene.
a woman who sells or works with fish