fishish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fish +‎ -ish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fishish (comparative more fishish, superlative most fishish)

  1. (rare) Resembling a fish; fishy.
    • 1924, Ford Madox Ford, Some Do Not…, Penguin 2012 (Parade's End), p. 92:
      Tietjens was gazing with large, fishish eyes at the caviare before her.
    • 2003, Frederick Seidel, ‘French Polynesia’:
      Fish, fish, fish, / I feel fishish.
    • 2004, Nicholas Shakespeare, In Tasmania:
      ‘Can you describe it?’ ‘A bit chickenish, a bit fishish.’
    • 2010, Matthew Tombs, Bleaker Street:
      ‘Hey, Rotho!’ He called loudly out to a fishish man on the other side of the pub.