American English

Definition of goldfish bowl noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    goldfish bowl

    (also fishbowl)
    jump to other results
  1. 1a glass bowl for keeping fish in as pets
  2. 2a situation in which people can see everything that happens and nothing is private Living in this goldfish bowl of publicity would crack the strongest marriage.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: goldfish bowl