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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A transparent container in which small aquatic vertebrates are kept; A state of affairs in which you have no privacy.

Usage examples (38)
  • Living in a fishbowl is a weird thing, even when you’re too little to really know what’s going on.
  • Compared to Brookways, a fishbowl is a mountain retreat.
  • He's going to be in a place called the fishbowl (ph), where he'll be designated.
  • The series has often been compared to a sandbox but I think a fishbowl is a more apt analogy for IV. for more
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