Definitions for fishingˈfɪʃ ɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the technique, occupation, or diversion of catching fish.
a place for catching fish.
Origin of fishing:
the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
the occupation of catching fish for a living
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the activity of trying to catch fish
the fishing industry; Every Sunday he goes fishing.
The activity or sport of catching fish from a body of water.
a good day's fishing
The business of catching fish in large quantities for sale.
the fishing industry
A place for catching fish.
Of, or pertaining to fishing.
the act, practice, or art of one who fishes
pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An heroic treatment tried by some laymen to avoid falling asleep in church on Sunday.