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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fisk]
    • /fɪsk/
    • /ˈfɪsk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fisk]
    • /fɪsk/

Definitions of fisk word

  • noun fisk James, 1834–72, U.S. financier and stock speculator. 1
  • noun fisk James (1834–72), US financier. He made his fortune in the stock manipulation that ruined the Erie Railroad, and with Jay Gould he engineered events that involved the US treasury in the Black Friday scandalous attempt to corner the gold market in 1869. 1
  • verb fisk to refute or criticize (a journalistic article or blog) point by point 0
  • verb fisk (Obsolete (No longer in use)) To run about; to frisk; to whisk. 0
  • verb fisk To rebut an argument line by line, especially on the Internet. 0

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fisk popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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