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FISHY

What Does FISHY Mean in a Text?

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FISHY means "Fish Meme" and "Suspicious."

Fish Meme

FISHY is a slang term for fish. It is widely used with fish-themed memes on social media sites, such as Facebook, Reddit and X (Twitter).

FISHY is one of a number of animal-based memes which use childish language to invoke a feeling of sentimentality. Others include PUPPO (Puppy Meme), DOGGO (Dog Meme) and BIRDIE (Bird Meme).

Suspicious

FISHY is also widely used, both online and offline, as a slang word meaning "Suspicious."

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When I write FISHY, I mean this:

meaning of FISHY

A fish meme is guaranteed to make you smile.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for FISHY

FISHY is a "Fish Meme." This is the most common definition for FISHY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and X (Twitter).
FISHY
Definition:Fish Meme
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition for FISHY

FISHY also means "Suspicious":
FISHY
Definition:Suspicious
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Here are examples of FISHY being used in conversations:
  • Charlie: I�m so bored. I can't wait for 5 o'clock.
  • Jordan: Hang on, I'll send you a FISHY. That will cheer you up until home time.
  • (Here, FISHY is a "Fish Meme.")
  • Charlie: That guy in the car park is acting FISHY. Should we call the cops?
  • Jordan: Yes, I think we should.
  • (Here, FISHY means "Suspicious.")

An Academic Look at FISHY

FISHY is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era we didn't use memes, but the word FISHY was commonly used by very small children to refer to a fish.

Example of FISHY Used in a Text

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