Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The food eaten by fishes.
  • n. Food consisting of fish.

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Examples

  • I took so many assignments I was ridiculously overqualified for — printing slogans on lanyards, stuffing fish-food pellets, slapping labels on cosmetics, assembling frozen dinners, not to mention a bazillion office jobs of all sorts.

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  • Ku-ula was his mainstay for fish-food and was consequently held in high esteem by Kamohoalii, and they lived without disagreement of any kind between them for many years.

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  • Mercury News: Environmentalists seek better protection for anchovies, sardines and other forage fish at the bottom of the fish-food chain.

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  • Like most people I'd been convinced for weeks she was fish-food as soon as we got Ben's flashback.

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  • Logan, a biologist in Idaho Springs, Colo., turns waste from breweries into a fish-food ingredient.

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  • Indian, Thai, burger, fish-food… yum; I’m definitely not having light meals to help with my jetlag

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  • Indian, Thai, burger, fish-food… yum; I’m definitely not having light meals to help with my jetlag at Portland baggage claim, a surprising number of very young mothers or very well-preserved mothers

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  • I know they say every man has his loco point, "Mr. Bunner added reflectively," but that doesn't mean genuine, sure-enough craziness; it just means some personal eccentricity in a man ... like hating cats ... or my own weakness of not being able to touch any kind of fish-food. "

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  • Defamer) brings us the following ad promoting the movie Knocked Up in New Zealand, which uses tadpoles and a fish-food soaked sponge to recreate the sperm heading towards the egg,

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