bottom-fish

[ 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 bottomfishing (2 of 2)

bottom-feeding
[ bot-uh m-fee-ding ]
/ ˈbɒt əmˌfi dɪŋ /

noun

the activities of a bottom feeder.
Also called bot·tom-fish·ing [bot-uh m-fish-ing] /ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ ɪŋ/.
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