[fish-er-muh n] /ˈfɪʃ ər mən/ Show IPAnoun, pluralfishermen, adjective
nouns 2adjective 1
a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
a ship used in fishing.
Also, fisherman's. of, pertaining to, or designating a knitting pattern consisting primarily of cable-stitches executed in a characteristically thick, traditionally off-white yarn, or a garment made in this pattern and yarn:
a fisherman sweater.
Origin 1400–50;late Middle Englishfissherman; see fisher, -man
Related forms nonfisherman, noun, pluralnonfishermen.