fishy fishy  /ˈfɪ ʃi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or resembling fish
  2. (adj) not as expected

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That's one fishy project! Compared to lots of other animals, they're not too cute.
  2. The whole thing will seem fishy to anyone who thinks we have immaterial souls running around in our bodies.
  3. For several months the two poets toured the fishy, subArctic, volcanic island, sat around in its corrugated-iron farmhouses and dumpish hotels.

News

  1. Are You Gonna Eat That? Fried Pickled Herring From Domku

    What It Is : Pickled herring, pan-fried in egg and Panko crumbs and topped with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions. What It Tastes Like : If you like Spanish anchovies, you’ll enjoy the salty, tangy, slightly sweet, and very fishy taste.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Witness: Something fishy at Southside Park

    As Bruce Oppenheim walked along Sacramento's Southside Park pond Monday he says something smelled fishy.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KCRA 3 Sacramento

  3. Fishy incident at Ohio nuclear plant tunnel solved

    PERRY, Ohio (AP) - An April incident at a nuclear reactor near Cleveland no longer appears fishy. Plant officials confirmed Friday that two contractors were responsible for sneaking in a pair of goldfish that were found swimming in a juice pitcher at the Perry facility.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Your Hometown Lima Stations

Quotes

  1. "It is now clear that there is something fishy. The whole thing is suspicious and totally unacceptable," the MDC's Nelson Chamisa said of the vote.
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: The Age

  2. "It seemed, from the outside looking in, very, very fishy," Jim Furyk said Tuesday. "Not being well enough versed on the rules, I don't know if the right call was made or not. But I understand why the red flag went up."
    on May 1, 2007 By: Jim Furyk Source: Forbes

  3. "I am not aware of any precedent for a president asking American citizens to report their fellow citizens to the White House for pure political speech that is deemed ?fishy? or otherwise inimical to the White House?s political interests," John...
    on Aug 5, 2009 By: John Cornyn Source: AFP

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