Spanish translation of “fish”
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fish 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? fishing noun › the sport or business of catching fish
We’re going fishing next weekend. fishy adjective ( comparative fishier, superlative fishiest) › of or like a fish
a fishy smell. › odd or suspicious
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.
fish farm noun › an area of fresh water for breeding fish as a business.
fish farmer noun › a person who breeds fish.
fish hatchery noun ( plural hatcheries) › 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.
caña de pescar
fish merchant noun › 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
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
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.