fishing linenoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ ˌlaɪn/ us /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ ˌlaɪn/
Examples from literature
- Fishing boats put out about 95 kilometers of fishing lines in the Atlantic Ocean.
- If you don’t have a net, you can make a fishing line with things in your pack, like string.
- In Japan, fishing for tuna with a fishing line is a tradition.
- Once a tuna bites a fisherman’s fishing line, it can be a four- or five-hour battle between man and fish.
- The traditional way to catch fish, even very big ones like tuna, is with a fishing line that the fisherman holds in his hands.