Meaning of “fishing rod” in the English Dictionary


"fishing rod" in English

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fishing rodnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ ˌrɒd/ us /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ ˌrɑːd/ US fishing pole

Examples from literature

  • Gathering up his fishing rod and his basket, he stepped to the river bank and prepared to make another cast into the water. 
  • He appeared in the path, a basket of wine in one hand, a fishing rod in the other. 
  • Here they found Phil's fishing rod and also the string of fish he had caught. 
  • Nearly every boy has a fishing rod and goes fishing whenever he can. 
  • On the walls hung my two shot guns and my fishing rod. 

(Definition of “fishing rod” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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