What is catfishing (verb)?
Catfishing comes from the verb “catfish”.
gerund or present participle: catfishing
- fish for catfish (i.e. “yesterday, I discovered catfishing on the Ohio river”)
- lure (someone) into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona (i.e. “he has been catfished by a mean prankster”). NOTE: american english – informal
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