Definition of nymphing in English:

nymphing

noun

  • 1Feeding by fish on insect larvae at the surface of the water. rare.

  • 2Angling. The action or practice of angling with a nymph as a fly; nymph fishing.

adjective

  • 1Of a fish, especially a trout: that is feeding on insect larvae at the surface of the water.

  • 2Angling. Of or relating to the practice of angling with a nymph as a fly.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Angling. From nymph + -ing<br>1960s. From nymph + -ing. Compare nymphing, and later nymph.

Pronunciation

nymphing

/ˈnɪmfɪŋ/