fishing rod

fish·ing rod
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fish-ing rod]
    • /ˈfɪʃ ɪŋ rɒd/
    • /ˈfɪʃɪŋ rɒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish-ing rod]
    • /ˈfɪʃ ɪŋ rɒd/

Definitions of fishing rod words

  • noun fishing rod a long, slender, cylindrical, flexible rod usually made of bamboo, steel, or fiberglass, for use with a reel and line in catching fish. 1
  • noun fishing rod rod used to catch fish 1
  • countable noun fishing rod A fishing rod is a long thin pole which has a line and hook attached to it and which is used for catching fish. 0
  • noun fishing rod a long tapered flexible pole, often in jointed sections, for use with a fishing line and, usually, a reel 0
  • noun fishing rod a slender pole with an attached line, hook, and usually a reel, used in fishing 0

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Origin of fishing rod

First appearance:

before 1545
One of the 30% oldest English words
First recorded in 1545-55

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Parts of speech for Fishing rod


fishing rod popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fishing rod usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fishing rod

noun fishing rod

  • rod — a male given name, form of Roderick or Rodney.
  • casting rod — a fishing rod, generally 4–8 feet (1.2–2.4 meters) long, for casting bait or lures with a reel mounted near the handle that enables the thumb or finger to control the line during a cast, including rods used for bait casting and spinning.
  • fish pole — fishing pole.
  • fly rod — a light, extremely flexible fishing rod specially designed for use in fly-fishing.
  • spinning rod — a flexible fishing rod, often made of fiberglass, used with a spinning reel.

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