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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fishy  \Fish"y\,  a. 
  1.  Consisting  of  fish;  fishlike;  having  the  qualities  or 
  taste  of  fish;  abounding  in  fish.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Extravagant,  like  some  stories  about  catching  fish; 
  improbable;  also  rank  or  foul.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fishy 
  adj  :  (informal)  not  as  expected;  "there  was  something  fishy  about 
  the  accident";  "up  to  some  funny  business";  "some 
  definitely  queer  goings-on";  "a  shady  deal";  "her 
  motives  were  suspect";  "suspicious  behavior"  [syn:  {funny}, 
  {queer},  {shady},  {suspect},  {suspicious}] 




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