Fisherman vs Fisho - What's the difference?

fisherman | fisho |

As nouns the difference between fisherman and fisho

is that fisherman is a fisher, a person engaged in fishing: while fisho is (australia|slang) a fisherman.




  • A fisher, a person engaged in fishing:
  • # Any person who attempts to catch fish.
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  • {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Michael Arlen), title= “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days, chapter=3/19/2
  • , passage=Ivor had acquired more than a mile of fishing rights with the house?; he was not at all a good fisherman , but one must do something?; one generally, however, banged a ball with a squash-racket against a wall.}}
  • # A person whose profession is catching fish.
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  • A boat used for commercial fishing.
  • Usage notes

    Formerly the more common term, "fisherman" is now often replaced by the older fisher to be more inclusive of female catchers of fish.


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    (en noun)
  • (Australia, slang) A fisherman.
  • * 2000 , Paul Worsteling, Fishing Western Port , page 36,
  • This channel is often used as a short cut by fishos who launch at Stony Point and fish the Corinella region.
  • * {{quote-newsgroup
  • , title=Any Perth fishos , , author=Bob McNair , date=October 7 , year=2001 , passage=Are there any Perth fishos that regularly check this ng? citation
  • * 2007 , Rod Harrison, Forward'', Steve Cooper, ''Fishing Techniques: Salt and Fresh Water , page 7,
  • Fishing Techniques is a landmark contribution to the fisho think tank. Read and enjoy — somewhere, someway it will make your time on the water more enjoyable and more productive.
  • (Australia, slang) A fishmonger.
  • Derived terms

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