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Synonyms for angler
ˈæŋ glər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. angler(noun)

    a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage

    monkfish, lotte, anglerfish, troller, allmouth, goosefish, angler fish

  2. angler, troller(noun)

    a fisherman who uses a hook and line

    troller, lotte, goosefish, allmouth, anglerfish, monkfish, angler fish

  3. goosefish, angler, anglerfish, angler fish, monkfish, lotte, allmouth, Lophius Americanus(noun)

    fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

    angel shark, anglerfish, angelfish, lotte, goosefish, troller, monkfish, allmouth, angler fish


  1. angler(noun)

    fisherman, conniver, fisher, swindler, schemer, frogfish, anglerfish, grifter

  2. angler(noun)

    A person who fishes with a hook and line.

    A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.

    anglerfish, schemer, conniver, fisherman, grifter, frogfish, fisher, swindler

  3. angler(noun)

    An angler fish.

    The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.

    grifter, frogfish, schemer, fisher, fisherman, conniver, anglerfish, swindler

  4. angler(noun)

    Someone who tries to work an angle; a person who schemes or has an ulterior motive.

    Jonas was a consummate angler when it came the company's leave policy; he had it figured so he only needed to work six months out of the year.

    frogfish, grifter, anglerfish, schemer, fisher, fisherman, conniver, swindler

  5. angler(noun)

    Pilferers or petty thieves, who, with a stick having a hook at the end, steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.

    schemer, fisherman, grifter, swindler, conniver, anglerfish, fisher, frogfish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. angler(n.)

    fisherman, fisher

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "angler":

    fisherman, fisher, fishers, fishermen, anglers, harvester, fishing, harvesters, sinner, pêcheurs

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  1. Matt Thomas:

    Thanks to the quick report by an angler, our staff was able to investigate and confirm the presence of this species in this water body, we are now taking steps to determine if they have spread from this water body and, hopefully, keep it from spreading to other Georgia waters.

  2. Captain Bubba Simmons:

    E.J. is an awesome angler, he won two divisions up in Virginia Beach with us and it’s just an unbelievable feeling to be able to back into here with a fish.

  3. Jerome K. Jerome:

    Some people are under the impression that all that is required to make a good fisherman is the ability to tell lies easily and without blushing; but this is a mistake. Mere bald fabrication is useless; the veriest tyro can manage that. It is in the circumstantial detail, the embellishing touches of probability, the general air of scrupulous -- almost of pedantic -- veracity, that the experienced angler is seen.

  4. Robert Field:

    Marlin are notorious for fighting so hard and for so long that they die of exhaustion. It’s quite common, even when the angler intends to release the fish unharmed.

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