fishbowl

[fish-bohl]
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:
1905–10; fish + bowl1

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fishbowl (ˈfɪʃˌbəʊl)
 
n
another name for goldfish bowl

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Example sentences
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.
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