- to try to obtain financial or other confidential information from people by placing phone calls, typically automated, that seem to be from a legitimate organization, usually a financial institution: an increase in vishing, facilitated by voIP, an Internet-based phone system.
- to make a victim in this way: I was vished and now my bank account is empty!
Origin of vish
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Examples from the Web for vish
You sall eat all as mosh as you vish, and drink more as you vish, but you cannot go avay.Cormorant Crag
George Manville Fenn
I vish you should share my vork now, so you 276 can share my life efterwards.The Cup of Fury
Ze beauty of ze human form is never so fine as when it moves to my vish.Love's Usuries
"I vish I'd kep it," said the Hebrew gentleman, with unfeigned regret.Men's Wives
William Makepeace Thackeray
I want de man to lofe me always—nevah to vish he not marry me.Beth Norvell