Share this entry

piscatorial Syllabification: pis·ca·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌpiskəˈtôrēəl/

Definition of piscatorial in English:


Of or concerning fishermen or fishing.
Example sentences
  • I remember quite clearly the day when my infant piscatorial thoughts turned from small creatures to fantasies of slightly larger prey.
  • The grayling is arguably the most up-and-coming fish in the piscatorial hierarchy, as voted by us fishermen.
  • This was a welcome fish indeed and restored my faith in my piscatorial brethren.


Early 19th century: from Latin piscatorius 'relating to fishing' (from piscator 'fisherman', from piscis 'fish') + -al.

Words that rhyme with piscatorial

accessorial, accusatorial, advertorial, ambassadorial, arboreal, armorial, auditorial, authorial, boreal, censorial, combinatorial, consistorial, conspiratorial, corporeal, curatorial, dictatorial, directorial, editorial, equatorial, executorial, gladiatorial, gubernatorial, immemorial, imperatorial, janitorial, lavatorial, manorial, marmoreal, memorial, monitorial, natatorial, oratorial, oriel, pictorial, prefectorial, professorial, proprietorial, rectorial, reportorial, sartorial, scriptorial, sectorial, senatorial, territorial, tonsorial, tutorial, uxorial, vectorial, visitorial

Definition of piscatorial in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources