What does fishy mean?

Definitions for fishy
ˈfɪʃ ifishy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fishy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fishy(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling fish

    "the soup had a fishy smell"

  2. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious(adj)

    not as expected

    "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. fishy(Adjective)

    Of, from, or similar to fish.

    What is that fishy odor?

  2. fishy(Adjective)

    Suspicious; inspiring doubt.

    I don't trust him; his claims seem fishy to me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fishy(adj)

    consisting of fish; fishlike; having the qualities or taste of fish; abounding in fish

  2. Fishy(adj)

    extravagant, like some stories about catching fish; improbable; also, rank or foul

How to pronounce fishy?

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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say fishy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fishy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fishy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fishy in a Sentence

  1. Noël Coward:

    There's always something fishy about the French.

  2. Fabrice:

    Water...That fishy liquid that makes Pastis cloudy!

  3. Mouchegh Petrossian:

    Great caviar should have a buttery smoothness to it and shouldn’t really taste fishy at all.

  4. Rupert Brooke:

    But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.

  5. Lawyer Bradley Bondi:

    The court realized its fishy to use a financial fraud statute, carrying up to 20 years in prison, to prosecute a commercial fisherman who otherwise would have been subject at most to a civil crime and the temporary loss of his fishing license.

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Translations for fishy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • съмнителен, рибешки, подозрителен, рибенBulgarian
  • lusket, fiskeagtigDanish
  • anrüchig, fischig, verdächtig, FischGerman
  • epäilyttävä, -mainen, mätä, kalaisa, kalaFinnish
  • ichthyique, suspect, poissonFrench
  • sospettoso, di pesceItalian
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  • verdacht, visachtigDutch
  • podejrzany, śmierdzący, rybiPolish
  • suspeito, písceoPortuguese
  • cu gust de peşteRomanian
  • ры́бий, подозри́тельный, ры́бный, сомни́тельный, рыбоподо́бныйRussian

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