1 a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
2 a fisherman who uses a hook and line [syn: troller]
3 fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey [syn: goosefish, anglerfish, angler fish, monkfish, lotte, allmouth, Lophius Americanus]
- A person who fishes
with a hook and line.
- A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.
- An angler fish.
- The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.
- Someone who tries to works an
angle; a person who schemes or has an ulterior motive.
- ''Jonas was a consummate angler when it came the company's leave policy; he had it figured so he only needed to work six months out of the year.
- Pilferers or petty thieves, who, with a stick having a hook at the end, steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.
a person who fishes with a hook and line
- Hungarian: horgász
a person who schemes
- 1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue, available from Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/5402
Angler may refer to:
- A fisherman who angles with rod.
- The angler, Lophius piscatorius, a goosefish.
- More generally, any anglerfish in the order Lophiiformes.
- A person who puts a hook on the end of a stick or pole with the intention of opening a closed shop or store door or window.
- Angler (comics), a Marvel Comics supervillain.
angler in German: Angler
angler in Kölsch: Angeler