Well, its time to add a new entry to the dating dictionary: fishing, a situation in which someone will reach out to multiple people to see whos down to hook up, wait for responses, ignore ones they dont want to pursue, and hook up with the one they want to most.
What does youre fishing mean?
Here are the signs to look out for Weve had ghosting, breadcrumbing, zombie-ing, benching, orbiting and more, but this week the word on everyones lips is: fishing - this is when you send messages out to a whole load of your matches on a dating app, wait and see which ones bite and then decide who youll pursue.
What does fish mean in slang?
Fish, appearing especially in the phrase fresh fish, is prison slang for new, first-time inmates, usually considered naive and vulnerable. Fish, often appearing in the form of fishy or the phrase serving fish, is also slang in drag culture for a very feminine drag queen.
Why do people say gone fishing?
@deliahuang it implies taking time off, a short vacation. Think of a general store closed for the day with a sign in the window that says gone fishing. Fishing is a form of relaxation .
What does it mean to be a fish girl?
1 : a woman who sells fish. 2 : a vulgar abusive woman.