Definitions

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

  • n. One who fishes as an occupation or for sport.
  • n. A commercial fishing vessel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who attempts to catch fish.
  • n. A person whose profession is catching fish.
  • n. A boat used for commercial fishing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to catch fish.
  • n. A ship or vessel employed in the business of taking fish, as in the cod fishery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation or sport is the catching of fish; one who catches fish, whether for profit or for pleasure; a man skilled in catching fish.
  • n. A vessel employed in fishing.
  • n. The fishing-duck or fish-duck; a merganser.

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

  • n. someone whose occupation is catching fish

Etymologies

fisher +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

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