Angler vs. Fisherman

Angler vs. Fisherman — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Angler and Fisherman

Anglernoun

A person who fishes with a hook and line.

A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.

Fishermannoun

A fisher, a person engaged in fishing:

Anglernoun

An angler fish, Lophius piscatorius.

The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.

Fishermannoun

Any person who attempts to catch fish.

The fisherman cast his line.

Anglernoun

Someone who tries to work 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.

Fishermannoun

A person whose profession is catching fish.

He is a fisherman, out on a trawler for days at a time.
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Anglernoun

A thief who uses a hooked stick to steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.

Fishermannoun

A vessel (boat or ship) used for fishing.

Anglernoun

a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage

Fishermannoun

someone whose occupation is catching fish

Anglernoun

a fisherman who uses a hook and line

Anglernoun

fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

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