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synonyms for fishy

  • dubious
  • odd
  • ambiguous
  • doubtable
  • dubitable
  • equivocal
  • far-fetched
  • funny
  • implausible
  • improbable
  • problematic
  • queer
  • questionable
  • shady
  • suspect
  • uncertain
  • unlikely
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antonyms for fishy

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  • aboveboard
  • honest
  • likely
  • probable
  • real
  • truthful
  • unquestionable
  • unsuspicious
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How to use fishy in a sentence

If the skeptics at Nissenbaum’s talk were right, we reasoned, AdSense should smell something fishy with AdNauseam clicks and toss them back overboard.
THIS TOOL LETS YOU CONFUSE GOOGLE’S AD NETWORK, AND A TEST SHOWS IT WORKSKONSTANTIN KAKAESJANUARY 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
On the morning after Election Day, Greg and Jenny Brethen, loyal viewers of Fox News who watched the channel religiously for almost 20 years, turned on their go-to morning show, “Fox & Friends,” and thought they saw something fishy.
WHY THESE FOX NEWS LOYALISTS HAVE CHANGED THE CHANNEL TO NEWSMAXJEREMY BARRDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Just because something isn’t found to be illegal doesn’t mean it’s not fishy.
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT DAVID PERDUE’S STOCK TRADESAMBER PHILLIPSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Mussels are briny yet sweet and mild, with no “fishy” notes.
MUSSELS ARE SIMPLE TO PREPARE, AND ADD TASTY DRAMA TO THE TABLEMARTHA HOLMBERGOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Protests that pass the test are promoted through the group’s social media network, while events that seem fishy will be reposted with “do not attend” stamped over the flier.
THE ART OF PROTEST PROMOTIONBELLA ROSSJUNE 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The east pier, as far as it was dry, was covered by the fashion and beauty—as well as by the fishy and tarry—of the town.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I don't like the look of this Krell, and his story about all the officers being killed in the explosion sounds fishy to me.
THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
There's something fishy about this thing somehow, something fishy that includes Maria Fulton and Morley.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
The redness of his face gave signs that he was not far from choking, and out of his fishy eyes there rolled genuine tears.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
It is not a village; it is not more fishy than other towns along the shore; and I have never pitied myself for belonging to it.
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