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Spanish translation of “fish”

fish

noun /fiʃ/ (plurals fish, rare fishes)
a kind of creature that lives in water and breathes through gills
pez
There are plenty of fish around the coast.
its flesh eaten as food
pescado
Do you prefer meat or fish?
fishing noun the sport or business of catching fish
pesca
We’re going fishing next weekend.
fishy adjective (comparative fishier, superlative fishiest) of or like a fish
a pescado
a fishy smell.
odd or suspicious
sospechoso
There’s something fishy about that man.
fishball noun mashed fish shaped into a ball and cooked.
albóndiga de pescado
fisherman noun (plural fishermen) a person who fishes either as a job or as a hobby.
pescador
fish farm noun an area of fresh water for breeding fish as a business.
piscifactoría
fish farmer noun a person who breeds fish.
piscicultor
fish hatchery noun (plural hatcheries) a place for hatching fish eggs.
criadero, piscifactoría
fishing line noun a fine strong thread, now usually made of nylon, used with a rod, hooks etc for catching fish.
sedal
fishing rod noun a long thin flexible rod used with a fishing-line and hooks etc for catching fish.
caña de pescar
fish merchant noun a fishmonger.
pescadero
fishmonger noun a person who sells fish
pescadero
I asked the fishmonger to fillet the fish for me.
a shop that sells mainly fish
pescadería
I must go down to the fishmonger.
feel like a fish out of water to feel uncomfortable or out of place in a situation
sentirse como pez fuera del agua
He always feels like a fish out of water at formal dinners.
fish out phrasal verb to pull something out with some difficulty
sacar; pescar
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.
(Definition of fish from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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