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fishbowl

or fish bowl

[fish-bohl]
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noun
  1. a glass bowl for goldfish, snails, etc.
  2. a place, job, or condition in which one's activities are open to public view or scrutiny.

Origin of fishbowl

First recorded in 1905–10; fish + bowl1
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fishbowl

noun
  1. another name for goldfish bowl
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