Definition of fishy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfɪʃi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪʃi//
    (fishier, fishiest)
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  1. 1(informal) that makes you suspicious because it seems dishonest synonym suspicious There's something fishy going on here. I don’t know what they’re up to. It sounds a distinctly fishy business.
  2. 2smelling or tasting like a fish What's that fishy smell?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fishy