Meaning of angler
Pronunciation: (ang'glur), [key]
- a person who fishes with a hook and line.
- a person who gets or tries to get something through scheming.
- Also calledany large pediculate fish of the family Lophiidae, esp. Lophius americanus, found along the Atlantic coast of America, having an immense mouth and a large, depressed head to which is attached a wormlike filament for luring prey.
- Also calledany of various related fishes of the order Lophiiformes.
- angler (Thesaurus)