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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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