Definition of fisherman in English:


Syllabification: fish·er·man
Pronunciation: /ˈfiSHərmən

noun (plural fishermen)

  • 1A person who catches fish for a living or for sport.
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    • 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.

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