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fishbowl

[fish-bohl] /ˈfɪʃˌboʊl/
noun
1.
a glass bowl for goldfish, snails, etc.
2.
a place, job, or condition in which one's activities are open to public view or scrutiny.
Also, fish bowl.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; fish + bowl1
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Examples for fishbowl
  • Our children have managed well the whirlwind lifestyle in a fishbowl.
  • It has been said that public servants live in a fishbowl.
  • We're a game management tool operating in a fishbowl in full view of the public.
  • Compare and contrast the different fish and animals in the fishbowl.
British Dictionary definitions for fishbowl

fishbowl

/ˈfɪʃˌbəʊl/
noun
1.
another name for goldfish bowl
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