Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / fishing expedition
FEEDBACK
See definition of fishing expedition on Dictionary.com

How to use fishing expedition in a sentence

After the battle of the Pyramids he fell sick, and before the Syrian expedition, applied to return to France.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Lawrence and Dan were told of the danger that threatened Fulton, and they determined to accompany Guitar in his expedition.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The wealth, which Ripperda deemed necessary for his expedition, was sewed into various parts of their muleteer garments.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The filibustering expedition set out in three small ships on the 28th of September.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But scarcely had the new ambassador arrived at his destination when he heard of Bonaparte's projected expedition to Egypt.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
I began to fear I should have that unlucky expedition of ours on my conscience for the rest of my days.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
This intimacy arose partly from association while fishing for Cod, which abound in these waters, and partly from trading in furs.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The ill success of this expedition destroyed all hope with the Dutch of finding a northern passage to China.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He was a companion of Pizarro in his Peruvian expedition, and amassed great wealth; after which he became governor of Cuba.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He fitted out an expedition to search Florida for more gold, and lost his life.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 3, 2021
Choose the synonym for beg
implore

WORDS RELATED TO FISHING EXPEDITION

  • chases
  • examinations
  • explorations
  • fishing expeditions
  • going-overs
  • hunts
  • inquests
  • inquiries
  • inspections
  • investigations
  • legworks
  • perquisitions
  • pursuals
  • pursuance
  • pursuings
  • pursuits
  • quests
  • research
  • rummage
  • scrutinies
  • shakedowns
  • wild-goose chases
  • witch hunts
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION