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"fishy" in British English

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fishyadjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪʃ.i/

fishy adjective (DISHONEST)

informal seemingdishonest or ​false: There's something fishy going on here.

fishy adjective (LIKE FISH)

tasting or ​smelling of ​fish
(Definition of fishy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fishy" in American English

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fishyadjective

 us   /ˈfɪʃ·i/ infml
seemingdishonest or ​false: There’s something fishy going on.
(Definition of fishy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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