fishiest
superlative of fishy

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishiest — fish·y || fɪʃɪ adj. dubious, suspicious, strange; of or resembling fish; cold, unfriendly, lacking expression (about a glance) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishiest — superlative of fishy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishy — fishily, adv. fishiness, n. /fish ee/, adj., fishier, fishiest. 1. like a fish in shape, smell, taste, or the like. 2. consisting of fish. 3. abounding in fish. 4. Informal. improbable, as a story; unlikely. 5. Informal. of q …   Universalium

  • fishy — adjective (fishier, fishiest) 1》 relating to or resembling fish or a fish. 2》 informal arousing doubt or suspicion. Derivatives fishily adverb fishiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fishy — UK [ˈfɪʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms fishy : adjective fishy comparative fishier superlative fishiest 1) tasting or smelling like fish a terrible fishy odour 2) not completely right, honest, or legal Their story sounds fishy to me …   English dictionary

  • fishy — /ˈfɪʃi / (say fishee) adjective (fishier, fishiest) 1. fish like in shape, smell, taste, etc. 2. consisting of fish. 3. full of fish. 4. Colloquial improbable, as a story: a fishy explanation. 5. Colloquial of questionable character: a fishy… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fishily — fishy ► ADJECTIVE (fishier, fishiest) 1) referring to or resembling a fish or fish. 2) informal arousing feelings of doubt or suspicion. DERIVATIVES fishily adverb fishiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fishiness — fishy ► ADJECTIVE (fishier, fishiest) 1) referring to or resembling a fish or fish. 2) informal arousing feelings of doubt or suspicion. DERIVATIVES fishily adverb fishiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fishy — ► ADJECTIVE (fishier, fishiest) 1) referring to or resembling a fish or fish. 2) informal arousing feelings of doubt or suspicion. DERIVATIVES fishily adverb fishiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fishy — [fish′ē] adj. fishier, fishiest 1. full of fish 2. like a fish in odor, taste, etc., specif., strongly or undesirably so 3. dull or expressionless [fishy eyes] 4. [< FISH STORY] Informal …   English World dictionary

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