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FISH BOWL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fish bowl mean? 

FISH BOWL (noun)
  The noun FISH BOWL has 2 senses:

1. a state of affairs in which you have no privacy
2. a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept

  Familiarity information: FISH BOWL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FISH BOWL (noun)


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Meaning:

A state of affairs in which you have no privacy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

fish bowl; fishbowl; goldfish bowl

Context example:

the president lives in a goldfish bowl

Hypernyms ("fish bowl" is a kind of...):

situation; state of affairs (the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time)


Sense 2fish bowl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A transparent bowl in which small fish are kept

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

fish bowl; fishbowl; goldfish bowl

Hypernyms ("fish bowl" is a kind of...):

aquarium; fish tank; marine museum (a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals)

bowl (a round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food)


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