Fishing

Fishing for compliments. Laying a bait for praise.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Fishing from Fact Monster:

  • fishing - fishing fishing, act of catching fish for consumption or display. Fishing—usually by hand, ...
  • Pisces - Pisces Pisces [Lat.,=the fishes], constellation lying directly S of Andromeda and on the ecliptic ...
  • Stanley Fish - Stanley Fish literary theorist Born: 4/19/1939 Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island American ...
  • Stuyvesant Fish - Fish, Stuyvesant Fish, Stuyvesant , 1851–1923, American railroad executive, b. New York City; ...
  • Stanley Eugene Fish - Fish, Stanley Eugene Fish, Stanley Eugene, 1938–, American literary critic and educator, b. ...

Related Content