Meaning of fisherman

fish•er•man

Pronunciation: (fish'ur-mun), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -men,
—n.
  1. a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
  2. a ship used in fishing.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or designating a knitting pattern consisting primarily of cable-stitches executed in a characteristically thick, traditionally off-white yarn, or a garment made in this pattern and yarn: a fisherman sweater.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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