odd fish


odd fish
an eccentric (slang)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • odd fish — noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group • Syn: ↑kook, ↑odd fellow, ↑queer bird, ↑queer duck, ↑odd man out • Derivationally related forms: ↑kooky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd fish — strange person, weird person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odd-fish — Noun. An eccentric or unusual person …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • odd fish —  Unusual type of person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • odd/queer fish — Brit informal : a strange or unusual person She s really quite an odd fish. • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd man out — noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group • Syn: ↑kook, ↑odd fellow, ↑odd fish, ↑queer bird, ↑queer duck • Derivationally related forms: ↑kooky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish quotations — an arbitrary selection follows and also includes proverbs, rhymes, fragments of show tunes, and ditties (as Q lacks piscine entries). Some other proverbs appear in the letter files: 1 Anaximander says that men were first produced in fishes, and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • fish — fish1 W1S2 [fıʃ] n plural fish or fishes [: Old English; Origin: fisc; related to Pisces] 1.) an animal that lives in water, and uses its ↑fins and tail to swim ▪ Ronny caught three huge fish this afternoon. ▪ Over 1,500 different specie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fish — 1. n. & v. n. (pl. same or fishes) 1 a vertebrate cold blooded animal with gills and fins living wholly in water. 2 any animal living wholly in water, e.g. cuttlefish, shellfish, jellyfish. 3 the flesh of fish as food. 4 colloq. a person… …   Useful english dictionary


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