1. [syn: fisherman, fisher]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fisherman \Fish"er*man\, n.; pl. Fishermen.
1. One whose occupation is to catch fish.
2. (Naut.) A ship or vessel employed in the business of
taking fish, as in the cod fishery.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone whose occupation is catching fish [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
56 Moby Thesaurus words for "fisherman":
AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Neptune, OD,
Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, angler,
bluejacket, buccaneer, deep-sea man, dibber, dibbler, drift netter,
drifter, fair-weather sailor, fisher, guddler, hearty, jack,
jack afloat, jack-tar, jacker, jacky, jigger, limey, lobsterman,
mariner, matelot, navigator, pirate, piscator, piscatorialist,
piscatorian, privateer, sailor, salt, sea dog, sea rover, seafarer,
seafaring man, seaman, shipman, tar, the compleat angler, trawler,
troller, viking, water dog, whaler, windjammer, windsailor