- full of fish
- like a fish in odor, taste, etc., specif., strongly or undesirably so
- dull or expressionless: fishy eyes
Origin of fishyfrom fish storyInformal
- causing doubt or suspicion; questionable: fishy behavior
- expressing doubt or suspicion: a fishy glance
- Resembling or suggestive of fish, as in taste or odor.
- Cold or expressionless: a fishy stare.
- Informal Inspiring doubt or suspicion: Something is fishy about the accident.
- (childish) Diminutive of fish