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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or relating to or resembling fish;
- Example: "the soup had a fishy smell"

2. not as expected;
- Example: "there was something fishy about the accident"
- Example: "up to some funny business"
- Example: "some definitely queer goings-on"
- Example: "a shady deal"
- Example: "her motives were suspect"
- Example: "suspicious behavior"
[syn: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fishy \Fish"y\, a. 1. Consisting of fish; fishlike; having the qualities or taste of fish; abounding in fish. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Extravagant, like some stories about catching fish; improbable; also, rank or foul. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fishy adj 1: of or relating to or resembling fish; "the soup had a fishy smell" 2: 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: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "fishy": ambiguous, amoral, beguiling, blank, catchy, conscienceless, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, deadpan, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, devious, dishonest, dishonorable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, eellike, empty, equivocal, evasive, expressionless, fallacious, false, felonious, fraudulent, funny, glassy, hallucinatory, ill-got, ill-gotten, illusive, illusory, immoral, impassive, implausible, improbable, indirect, inexpressive, insidious, misleading, not kosher, odd, peculiar, piscatorial, piscatory, pisciform, piscine, poker-faced, problematic, queer, questionable, rotten, selachian, shady, shameless, sharkish, shifty, sinister, slippery, strange, suspect, suspicious, trickish, tricksy, tricky, uncertain, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unexpressive, unlikely, unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, vacant, without remorse, without shame, wooden