Definition of fisherman in English:


Line breaks: fish¦er|man
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪʃəmən

noun (plural fishermen)

A person who catches fish for a living or for sport.
More 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.
informal rod
archaic fisher
rare piscator

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