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English definition of “fishy”

fishy

adjective uk   /ˈfɪʃ.i/ us  

fishy adjective (DISHONEST)

informal seeming dishonest or false: There's something fishy going on here.

fishy adjective (LIKE FISH)

tasting or smelling of fish
(Definition of fishy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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