[ fish-skin ]

  1. a condom.

  2. a dollar bill.

Origin of fishskin

1645–55, for literal sense; fish + skin

Words Nearby fishskin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fishskin in a sentence

  • In summer their clothing is of sealskin and fishskin; and in winter it is of the thicker reindeer hides.

    A Treasury of Eskimo Tales | Clara Kern Bayliss
  • If you had worn a boy's coat, or a fishskin, always, I had sense enough to see that it was a saint at play.

    The Mermaid | Lily Dougall