Definition of Fisherman

1. Noun. Someone whose occupation is catching fish.

Exact synonyms: Fisher
Specialized synonyms: Angler, Troller, Trawler
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker
Derivative terms: Fish



Definition of Fisherman

1. n. One whose occupation is to catch fish.

Definition of Fisherman

1. Noun. A person who attempts to catch fish. ¹

2. Noun. A person whose profession is catching fish. ¹

3. Noun. A boat used for commercial fishing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fisherman

1. [n FISHERMEN]

Medical Definition of Fisherman

1. 1. One whose occupation is to catch fish. 2. A ship or vessel employed in the business of taking fish, as in the cod fishery. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fisherman

fishcake
fishcakes
fishcatcher
fishcatchers
fisheater
fished
fisher
fisher's exact test
fisher cat
fisher cats
fisherboy
fisherboys
fisherfolk
fisherfolks
fisheries
fisherman (current term)
fisherman's bend
fisherman's knot
fisherman's knots
fisherman's lure
fishermen
fisherpeople
fisherperson
fisherpersons
fishers
fisherwoman
fisherwomen
fishery
fishes
fishes out of water

Literary usage of Fisherman

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1. Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Edna Henry Lee Turpin (1903)
"THE fisherman AND HIS WIFE Once upon a time there lived a fisherman in a ... That I will," said the fisherman. " I would rather let go a flounder that can ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"The fisherman, to whom this man was a stranger, aided him in freeing his horse from the peat. When the animal stood again safe and sound upon the dry earth, ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Come," said the fisherman, " there is no need for so many words about it—a fish that ... Then the fisherman got up and went home to his wife in the hovel. ..."

4. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang (1892)
"The flounder said to him,' Listen, fisherman. I pray you to let me go; I am not a real flounder, I am an enchanted Prince. What good will it do you if .you ..."

5. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"176 In a note regarding "The fisherman and His Wife," Taylor calls ... THE fisherman AND HIS WIFE There was once a fisherman who lived with his wife in a ..."

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