Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Netting used to catch fish.
  • n. A mesh fabric resembling such netting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A net used to catch fish.
  • n. A fabric with an open diamond-shaped structure; normally used for stockings etc
  • n. Stockings made of fishnet fabric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in

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Examples

  • Does the whole legs in fishnet stockings seem strange to other folks?

    Still Doing It

  • Why then, I wonder, would anyone dress her in fishnet stockings and then COVER 90% of those stockings with what appears to be a terry cloth bath towel and small print?

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  • I don’t see myself desperately grasping for fame and adulation while shimmying awkwardly in fishnet stockings.

    Britney and Me | Her Bad Mother

  • You can’t even be sartorially ironic about pantyhose: downtown punk chicks wear shredded tights, Harajuku girls wear Hello Kitty knee socks and urban vintage cool hunters reference the 40’s in fishnet stockings.

    Today’s post brought to you by the letter P | Her Bad Mother

  • It’s not that they’re not SF writers; they’re just not slutty, slatternly Sci-Fi hacks in fishnet tights.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • He spent most of his time working in the fields and woods, most of his evenings at home, often weaving a special kind of fishnet or net-basket from fine, frail strips of cane.

    The Lost Girl

  • Their new design is based on the "fishnet" NIM, which Shalaev has been studying in his lab for several years.

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  • I started by adding a sheer undershirt - this happens to be from Coquette and came up when I searched my inventory for "fishnet".

    Fashion World of SL

  • WMR previously reported that NSA "fishnet" surveillance was used in the take down of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, as well as political dirt gathering directed against New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, Secretary of State Colin Powell, and then-Senator Joe Biden.

    NSA eavesdropping more widespread than reported

  • She wore tight club shorts, a leather halter, fishnet stockings with ripped holes, and the stiletto boots Regin had already been acquainted with.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

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