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Definition 1: a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fishbowl in the sense of this definition

(fishbowl is a kind of ...) a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals

(fishbowl is a kind of ...) a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids

Definition 2: a state of affairs in which you have no privacy - [noun denoting state]

Samples where fishbowl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the president lives in a goldfish bowl

Synonyms for fishbowl in the sense of this definition

(fishbowl is a kind of ...) the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

"the present international situation is dangerous" "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about" "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"

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