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Definition of fishwife noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fishwife

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɪʃwaɪf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪʃwaɪf//
 
(pl. fishwives
BrE BrE//ˈfɪʃwaɪvz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪʃwaɪvz//
 
)
(disapproving)
 
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a woman with a loud voice and bad manners She cursed like a fishwife.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fishwife