Meaning of “phisher” in the English Dictionary


"phisher" in Business English

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phishernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɪʃər/ us

IT, INTERNET, BANKING a person who attempts to trick people into giving information over the internet or by email so that they can take money out of their bank account:

Phishers use forged emails and web pages to steal your identity and commit fraud.

(Definition of “phisher” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)