Fishy vs. Iffy

Fishy vs. Iffy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Fishy and Iffy

Fishyadjective

Resembling or suggestive of fish, as in taste or odor.

Iffyadjective

Doubtful; uncertain

an iffy proposition.

Fishyadjective

Cold or expressionless

a fishy stare.

Iffyadjective

(slang) Of dubious authenticity, legitimacy or legality.

He's selling new CD players for £20 each – that sounds a bit iffy to me.

Fishyadjective

(Informal) Inspiring doubt or suspicion

Something is fishy about the accident.

Iffyadjective

Uncertain or chancy.

The weather is still iffy for Saturday's shuttle launch.
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Fishynoun

(childish) lang=en.

Iffyadjective

subject to accident or chance or change;

a chancy appeal at bestgetting that job was definitely flukya fluky windan iffy proposition

Fishyadjective

Of, from, or similar to fish.

What is that fishy odor?

Fishyadjective

Suspicious; inspiring doubt.

I don't trust him; his claims seem fishy to me.

Fishyadjective

Of drag queens: appearing feminine.

Fishyadjective

not as expected;

there was something fishy about the accidentup to some funny businesssome definitely queer goings-ona shady dealher motives were suspectsuspicious behavior
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