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Synonyms for fishy
ˈfɪʃ ifishy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fishyadjective

    of or relating to or resembling fish

    "the soup had a fishy smell"

    Synonyms:
    suspicious, suspect, shady, funny

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  2. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspiciousadjective

    not as expected

    "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"

    Synonyms:
    fly-by-night, shady, louche, comic, laughable, rum, shadowed, untrusting, umbrageous, singular, odd, wary, amusing, comical, suspicious, leery, funny, mirthful, risible, peculiar, shadowy, mistrustful, suspect, rummy, curious

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

Editors Contribution

  1. suspicion, doubt

    something just doesn't add.

    i'm not sure about the evidence put forward, i need some more background work done before any conclusions are made.

    Submitted by greenwriter60 on March 26, 2019  
  2. piscatorial

    suspicious looking

    the man outside the bank looks piscatorial

    Submitted by anonymous on January 12, 2020  
  3. piscatorial

    suspicious looking

    the man outside the bank looks piscatorial

    Submitted by anonymous on January 12, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fishyadjective

    Synonyms:
    fishlike, extravagant, exaggerated, improbable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fishy":

    blueberry, fish

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How to use fishy in a sentence?

  1. Noël Coward:

    There's always something fishy about the French.

  2. Lawyer Bradley Bondi:

    The court realized its fishy to use a financial fraud statute, carrying up to 20 years in prison, to prosecute a commercial fisherman who otherwise would have been subject at most to a civil crime and the temporary loss of his fishing license.

  3. Rupert Brooke:

    But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.

  4. Fabrice:

    Water...That fishy liquid that makes Pastis cloudy!

  5. Richard Theoharis:

    He’s very capable on the paddle board so it seems fishy to me, he was under pressure. He owed $600,000 and he didn’t have it. He was afraid the judge would throw him in jail. If he’s scared, we hope he will contact us. Make a phone call. Just let somebody know you’re safe so we can rest at night.

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Translations for fishy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • съмнителен, рибешки, подозрителен, рибенBulgarian
  • lusket, fiskeagtigDanish
  • anrüchig, fischig, verdächtig, FischGerman
  • epäilyttävä, -mainen, mätä, kalaisa, kalaFinnish
  • ichthyique, suspect, poissonFrench
  • मछली काHindi
  • sospettoso, di pesceItalian
  • Japanese
  • verdacht, visachtigDutch
  • podejrzany, śmierdzący, rybiPolish
  • suspeito, písceoPortuguese
  • cu gust de peşteRomanian
  • ры́бий, подозри́тельный, ры́бный, сомни́тельный, рыбоподо́бныйRussian
  • చేపలుగలTelugu

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