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Definition of "fisher" []

  • One that fishes, as a person or ship engaged in fishing. (noun)
  • A carnivorous mammal (Martes pennanti) of northern North America, having thick, dark-brown fur. Also called pekan, wejack. (noun)
  • The fur of this animal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fisher" in a sentence
  • ""Why, because a fisher is a kind of a Spartan animal, while he is about his business.""
  • "Geez, I am releasing fish and this fisher is eating them."
  • "T'was a fisher from the upper midwestwho's wife had at least a double-D chestwhich to see in bikinicould grow a zucchiniin the lap of a 90-year-old guest"