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fishy

fish·y

fishy

 
pronunciation:
fI shi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fishier, fishiest
definition 1: like a fish in taste or smell.
After catching a trout, my hands smelled fishy.
definition 2: cold and without life or feeling.
The exhausted man had a fishy look in his eye.
synonyms:
expressionless
similar words:
blank, dull, empty, vacant
definition 3: (informal) seeming not to be true or likely.
His story about the alien sounded fishy.
synonyms:
suspicious
similar words:
doubtful, embroidered, peculiar, shady, slippery, unreliable
derivations: fishily (adv.), fishiness (n.)
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