[ bot-uh m-fish ]
/ ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ /
verb (used without object)
to fish with a weighted line for fish that feed close to the bottom.
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Origin of bottom-fish
First recorded in 1840–50
Definition for bottom fishing (2 of 2)
[ bot-uh m-fee-ding ]
/ ˈbɒt əmˌfi dɪŋ /
the activities of a bottom feeder.
Also called bot·tom-fish·ing [bot-uh m-fish-ing] /ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ ɪŋ/.
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British Dictionary definitions for bottom fishing
investing in low-priced shares that show prospects of recovery or in shares that are low-priced because of a general market decline in the hope of making a profit
Derived Formsbottom fisher, noun
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