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Poor fish   /pur fɪʃ/   Listen
Poor fish

A person who is not very bright.  Synonyms: dolt, dullard, pillock, pudden-head, pudding head, stupe, stupid, stupid person.

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"Poor fish" Quotes from Famous Books

... befell, just then that very big fellow, seeing a parrot-fish come out of a cleft of the coral, made at him from below, as did two or three more; the poor fish finding no other escape, leaped clean into the air, and almost aboard the boat; while just where he had come out of the water, three or four great brown shagreened noses clashed together within two yards of Jack as he sat, each showing its horrible rows of saw teeth, and then sank ...
— Westward Ho! • Charles Kingsley

... in the bargain, and accustomed to taking care of themselves in tight places," Giraffe went on to remark, proudly. "Besides, ain't we got a gun that shoots twice? That ought to account for a couple of the rascals; and then what would one poor fish poacher be against a half dozen lively ...
— The, Boy Scouts on Sturgeon Island - or Marooned Among the Game-fish Poachers • Herbert Carter

... had a different training maybe I wouldn't be so ready to lie," murmured Eleanor. Then, suddenly sneering at herself she added: "Poor fish! Can't even accept what you know is a fact without trying to blame it on some one else. You've scorned Bob for being such a fool, but here you are, ten times worse, because you have wits enough yet you pervert the use of them. ...
— Polly and Eleanor • Lillian Elizabeth Roy

... laborious sufferer, in opposition to the attacks of power, injustice, and rapacity, qualities for which our hero is so generally notorious, and which, in his superior man, are certainly detestable. As for the feelings of the poor fish, they seem altogether ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, - Issue 493, June 11, 1831 • Various

Words linked to "Poor fish" :   dunce, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, klutz, berk, fuckhead, stupe, blockhead, shithead, bonehead, simple, numskull, dunderhead, simpleton, dumbass, hammerhead, lunkhead

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