or fish bowl
- a glass bowl for goldfish, snails, etc.
- a place, job, or condition in which one's activities are open to public view or scrutiny.
Origin of fishbowl
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Examples from the Web for fishbowl
I physically felt like I was in a fishbowl, and I was sitting on the couch with one of my best friends and Julie Fucking Andrews.Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs
June 10, 2014
She simply doesn't want to live her life in that fishbowl, and who can blame her?Cressida Takes Compassionate Leave From Work As Harry Hordes Descend on Memphis
May 3, 2014
Reporters call it "the fishbowl": the building is curved, and the entire area is fronted by glass.Toronto Mayor: I Was Drunk When I Did Crack
November 6, 2013
The first of those questions is a matter of personal fascination over the ability to keep secrets in a fishbowl environment.Did Bubba's Tapes Break the Law?
October 11, 2009
My voice must have sounded pretty muffled to him through my fishbowl.
Her voice sounded tinny and tired in the earphones of my fishbowl.
It was probable that she was wearing it without the fishbowl.
Finally, I took off my fishbowl and stepped into the companionway.
I buffed for a while, and then I put the fishbowl on my head and looked through it.The Risk Profession
Donald Edwin Westlake
- another name for goldfish bowl
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