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noun fish pronunciation in American English /fɪʃ/ 
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pluralfish or fishes
  1. 1
    [countable] an animal that lives in water and swims. It breathes by using its gills and moves by using its tail and fins. Saltwater fish live in the ocean and freshwater fish live in rivers and lakes

    Little silver fish swam past.

    Did you catch any fish?

    Kenny keeps tropical fish.

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] fish eaten as food. Fish and other sea animals such as shrimps are called seafood.
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  3. 3
    [countable] American informal someone who is easy to cheat
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