fisher; an unnecessary expansion of the politically correct word for someone who catches fish, occasionally seen in newspapers

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fisherperson — noun A fisherman or fisherwoman …   Wiktionary

  • fisherman — /ˈfɪʃəmən / (say fishuhmuhn) noun (plural fishermen) 1. a man engaged in fishing, whether for profit or pleasure. 2. a vessel employed in fishing. –fisherwoman, noun –fisherperson, noun …  

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