Definition of Poor fish

1. Noun. A person who is not very bright. "The economy, stupid!"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poor Fish

poor
poor-mouth
poor-spirited
poor as a church mouse
poor box
poor boxes
poor boy
poor boys
poor devil
poor diddums
poor fish (current term)
poor knights of Windsor
poor law
poor man
poor man's
poor man's Tiffany
poor man's copyright
poor man's latte
poor man's lattes
poor man's orchid
poor man's pizza
poor man's pulse
poor man's steak
poor person

Literary usage of Poor fish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"I am very sad for the poor fish. Fish did not know that very sharp hook was in ... Men must not kill poor fish. Men do pull fish out and take them home, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1873)
"ONCE upon a time a poor fish was floundering on the dry earth. The poor fish bitterly ... The poor fish replied, " I can't put myself into the stream. ..."

3. Comrades of the Mist, and Other Rhymes of the Grand Fleet by Eugene Edward Wilson (1919)
"... Nor gave a damn for you or me; Until one day, with famished look, He bit for food and got the hook. poor fish ..."

4. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1896)
"In the morning, our pilot killed a flounder with the boat-hook, the poor fish thinking himself secure on the bottom. ..."

5. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1883)
"In the morning, our pilot killed a flounder with the boat-hook, the poor fish thinking himself secure on the bottom. ..."

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