Definition of fisherman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiSHərmən/

noun (plural fishermen)

1A person who catches fish for a living or for sport.
Example sentences
  • That would drive prices down and encourage fishermen to catch more fish to make the same amount of money.
  • The suggestion is that instead of fish, the fisherman himself has been caught in the net.
  • However, the vast majority of bait fishermen will use fresh fish roe wrapped round the hook or sometimes put in small bags.
angler, fisher, fisheries worker
1.1A fishing boat.

Words that rhyme with fisherman

fishermen, militiaman, militiamen

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Syllabification: fish·er·man

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