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Definition of fishy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fishy

     adjective
    adjective
    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.
  2. 2smelling or tasting like a fish What's that fishy smell?
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