/ang"gleuhr/, n.
1. a person who fishes with a hook and line.
2. a person who gets or tries to get something through scheming.
3. Also called allmouth, anglerfish, goosefish, lotte, monkfish. any large pediculate fish of the family Lophiidae, esp. Lophius americanus, found along the Atlantic coast of America, having an immense mouth and a large, depressed head to which is attached a wormlike filament for luring prey.
4. Also called anglerfish. any of various related fishes of the order Lophiiformes.
[1545-55; ANGLE2 + -ER1]

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