bottom-fish [bot-uh m-fish] Word Origin verb (used without object)
- to fish with a weighted line for fish that feed close to the bottom.
Also ground-fish. Origin of bottom-fish First recorded in 1840–50 bottom-feeding [bot-uh m-fee-ding] noun
- the activities of a bottom feeder.
Also called bot·tom-fish·ing [bot-uh m-fish-ing] /ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ ɪŋ/. British Dictionary definitions for bottom fishing bottom fishing noun
- investing in low-priced shares that show prospects of recovery or in shares that are low-priced because of a general market decline in the hope of making a profit
Derived Formsbottom fisher, noun