Fisk meaning

fĭsk
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To criticize and refute (a published article or argument), especially in point-by-point or line-by-line fashion on a blog.
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pronoun
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To rebut an argument line by line, especially on the Internet.
verb
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To fisk an article or argument.
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(obsolete) To run about; to frisk; to whisk.
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Origin of fisk

  • After Robert Fisk (born 1946), British journalist, some of whose controversial reports on the Middle East were criticized on blogs

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Compare Swedish fjeska (“to bustle about").

    From Wiktionary

  • Back-formation from fisking.

    From Wiktionary