fishwives fishwives

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who sells fish

Usage(s):

  1. Other tools are the thousands of fishwives and fruitsellers in the market places of South Viet Nam's cities.
  2. The WHPC are nothing more than gossiping fishwives of the politically powerful.
  3. Sometimes they sound like catty old fishwives.

Quotes

  • "Mr. President, we heard yesterday self-serving statements from Mr. Lacson [that] were a combination of gutter talk, hearsay and fishwives' tales," Senator Estrada said in his own privileged speech on Tuesday's session. "They were accounts as...
    on Sep 15, 2009 By: Jinggoy Estrada Source: Business Mirror

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