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Definition of "fisherman" []

  • One who fishes as an occupation or for sport. (noun)
  • A commercial fishing vessel. (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 "fisherman" in a sentence
  • "June 26th, 2006 at 12: 47 pm they actually have a bad ass grimm reaper on there for 1000 …. oh and the fisherman is awesome as well"
  • "For some the life of a fisherman is a necessity; for others a necessary challenge."
  • "On the blue-gray waters of Lake Edward, where the eastern fringe of Congo blends into Uganda, Byanmongo Matabishi, a fisherman from the Congolese village of Vitshumbi, stands on a pirogue and shakes his head."