angler

Waters:Western Atlantic Ocean; U.S. Atlantic coast as far south as North Carolina; coasts of Mexico and Brazil Description (in water): A large (up to 50 lbs.), fleshy, sand-colored fish with a huge head and oversized mouth; not a beauty-pageant winner. By twitching a long filament that protrudes from the head, the monkfish lures shellfish and other prey to satiate its enormous appetite. Description (in market): Only the tail end of the fish is edible; this portion is usually skinned and filleted…...

Angler

a name for someone who goes fishing

Angler

• (n.) One who angles. • (n.) A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.Angler: words in the de...
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angler

1. One who angles. ... 2. <zoology> A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. ... Synonym: fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc. ... Source: Webster...
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angler

troller noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
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Angler

An'gler noun 1. One who angles. 2. (Zoology) A fish ( Lophius piscatorius ), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishi...
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Angler

A person catching fish or shellfish with no intent to sell, i.e. a recreational fisherman.
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Angler

Angler is any of an order of fishes Lophiiformes, with flattened body and broad head and jaws. Many species have small, plant-like tufts on their skin. These act as camouflage for the fish as it waits, either floating among seaweed or lying on the sea bottom, twitching the enlarged tip of the threadlike first ray of its dorsal fin to entice prey. T...
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angler

angler, common name for a member of the family Ceratiidae, European and American bottom-dwelling predacious fishes. The angler lies on the bottom and lures its prey with a long, wormlike appendage that extends forward and dangles over its mouth. When the lure is touched, the huge mouth opens automat...
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angler

Any of an order of fishes Lophiiformes, with flattened body and broad head and jaws. Many species have small, plantlike tufts on their skin. These act as camouflage for the fish as it waits, either floating among seaweed or lying on the sea bottom, twitching the enlarged tip of the threadlike first r...
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Angler

one who fishes with a pole or rod and reel
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Angler

One who uses a rod and reel to catch any species of fish.
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angler

Person using a fishing pole or rod and reel to catch fish.
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angler

person using a fishing pole or rod and reel to catch fish.
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Angler

Person using pole or rod and reel to catch fish.
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Angler

The USS Angler was an American Gato Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Angler had a top speed of 21 knots surfaced and carried a complement of between 65 and 74. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes.
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angler

[n] - a scheming person 2. [n] - a fisherman who uses a hook and line
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