Synonyms of fishing


1. fishing, sportfishing, outdoor sport, field sport

usage: the act of someone who fishes as a diversion

2. fishing, commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business

usage: the occupation of catching fish for a living


1. fish, angle, search, seek, look for

usage: seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"

2. fish, catch, grab, take hold of

usage: catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"

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Definition and meaning of fishing (Dictionary)