Definitions

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  • adv. In a fishy manner

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  • adv. in a questionably unusual manner

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In other news, I need to compose a long fishily obsessed post for those of you who care about the health and welfare of my various wet pets.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • The use of the work in a way that seems only to increase the production value of your work, without adding depth of content to it, will look very fishily like something that needs to be cleared.

    Is Your Video Project Copy-Right?

  • And lastly... de Villepin did pass this law quite fishily and that is just not the norm here, so at a least there should be a public debate on the issue.

    Say Pay Yuuugh

  • He stifled a belch with his fist and regarded me fishily.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • She pointed to something long and dark floating in the river -- something that seemed to be covered with scales and ridges -- something that suddenly turned up an ugly head, with bulging eyes, which looked fishily at the girls in the boat.

    The Outdoor Girls in Florida Or, Wintering in the Sunny South

  • In his eyes there was now a great terror, while in place of his drunkenness was only fear and faintness -- abject fear of the great bulk that sat and smoked and stared at him so fishily.

    The Spoilers

  • "'Gad, you know a little of everything, don't you?" said Van Dyke, sitting up a little straighter in his chair and eyeing Barnes fishily.

    Green Fancy

  • Ay! for here were three drowned people on the icy slabs of the Morgue, with half a hundred gazing wistfully at them, and their fixed eyes glaring fishily at the skylight, as if it were the surface of the river and they were at rest below.

    Bohemian Days Three American Tales

  • I went on with my breakfast, and Mr. Pumblechook continued to stand over me, staring fishily and breathing noisily, as he always did.

    Great Expectations

  • I went on with my breakfast, and Mr Pumblechook continued to stand over me, staring fishily and breathing noisily, as he always did.

    Great Expectations

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