noun, plural fish·er·men.
Words nearby fisherman
OTHER WORDS FROM fishermannon·fish·er·man, noun, plural non·fish·er·men.
Examples from the Web for fishermen
Officials also had received reports of loud bangs—called in by fishermen—and an oil slick.
In vain, fishermen waited for the sea to come back: there were no fish, there was no money for their families.
“Last year fishermen were real fishermen, now they are just for show, for tourists in the lake,” Yin says.
As we drew closer, the fishermen became more intent on posing for our pictures than fishing.
The Fishermen, like thieves, shake out their silver,/ the lithe knives wriggle on the drying sand.
The first French sailors to reach the new world were Breton and Norman fishermen.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
The first class Reserve is composed of the men on the long voyage ships, the second being the fishermen and coasting crews.The Flags of the World|F. Edward Hulme
There were five or six fishermen staying at the hotel, and they came in one by one, empty-handed.The Charm of Ireland|Burton Egbert Stevenson
They are not very much darker than our own fishermen, when they are bronzed by the sun and wind.By Right of Conquest|G. A. Henty
If you give her any encouragement, she's as bad as my fishermen.El Diablo|Brayton Norton