Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [p'oʊtʃɚ]
meaning of the word
poacher, sea_poacher, sea_poker
small slender fish (to 8 inches) with body covered by bony plates; chiefly of deeper northern Pacific waters
a cooking vessel designed to poach food (such as fish or eggs)
someone who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another
"Oh, one of my supporters," laughed Robert; "a bit of a poacher and a bit of a pub-loafer, but he's on the right side."
"There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip;" and the poacher's gun brought matters to quite a different conclusion.
He was a noted fisherman and a daring and reckless poacher, so much so that the gamekeepers threatened to kill him, whenever they could catch him.
The sight brought my poacher instincts to the surface, but I bottled them, and trudged on until I came to the little church that stands at the entrance to the park.
A poacher, the other day, was returning home in the grey light of early morning, when he observed a large fox coming in his direction, with what the man took to be a hare over his shoulder.