Übersetzung von “fish” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounfish /fɪʃ/ ( plural fish or fishes )
countable-uncountable an animal with gills and fins that lives in water, or the meat of this animal
poisson masculine

an angel fish
un scalaire

I don't eat much fish.
Je ne mange pas beaucoup de poisson.


verb intransitivefish /fɪʃ/
to try to catch fish

a boy fishing in the river
un garçon pêchant dans la rivière
to look for by feeling inside sth
fouiller pour trouver

I fished around in my purse for my cars keys.
J'ai fouillé dans mon sac pour trouver mes clés de voiture.

fish for

verb phrasalfish for /ˈfɪʃ ˌfɔr/
to try to make sb say or tell you sth

She was fishing for compliments.
Elle cherche les compliments.

(Übersetzung von “fish” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /fiʃ/ (plurals fish, rare fishes)

a kind of creature that lives in water and breathes through gills

There are plenty of fish around the coast.

its flesh eaten as food

Do you prefer meat or fish?
fishy adjective

of or like a fish

de poisson
a fishy smell.

odd or suspicious

There’s something fishy about that man.
fishball noun

mashed fish shaped into a ball and cooked.

boulette de poisson
fisherman noun

a person who fishes either as a job or as a hobby.

fish farm noun

an area of fresh water for breeding fish as a business.

centre de pisciculture
fish farmer

a person who breeds fish.

fish hatchery noun

a place for hatching fish eggs.

fishing-line noun

a fine strong thread, now usually made of nylon, used with a rod, hooks etc for catching fish.

fishing-rod noun

a long thin flexible rod used with a fishing-line and hooks etc for catching fish.

canne à pêche
fish merchant

a fishmonger.

fishmonger noun

a person who sells fish.

I asked the fishmonger to fillet the fish for me.

a shop that sells mainly fish

I must go down to the fishmonger.
feel like a fish out of water

to feel uncomfortable or out of place in a situation.

se sentir complètement dépaysé
He always feels like a fish out of water at formal dinners.
fish out

to pull something out with some difficulty

At last he fished out the letter he was looking for.
The plural fish is never wrong, but sometimes fishes is used in talking about different individuals or species: How many fish did you catch? ; the fishes of the Indian Ocean ; the story of two little fishes.



(usually with for) to search for

She fished around in her handbag for a handkerchief.

(usually with for) to try to get by indirect means

He is always fishing for compliments.

(Übersetzung von “fish” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)