Definition of pot fisherman in English:

pot fisherman

noun

  • A person who fishes (especially for shellfish or crabs) using a basket or pot. Formerly also: †a person who fishes while floating on the water supported by a pot (obsolete).

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From pot + fisherman.

Pronunciation

pot fisherman

/ˈpɒt ˌfɪʃəmən/