frugal jew, derivation from the yiddish word for frugality
That's my homeboy and all but he's a fishel sometimes.
by ben December 13, 2004
–verb (used with object)
1. to lead or guide wrongly; lead astray.
2. to lead into error of conduct, thought, or judgment.
–verb (used without object)
3. to be misleading; tend to deceive: vague directions that often mislead.
Nice snowstorm Raleigh. You just got Fisheled!

I Fisheled that girl last night when I said I was gonna pull out.
by J. Cate January 20, 2008
when a large measure of snow is predicted, causing mass hysteria and empty grocery store shelves...only to wake up to a sunny day

more common in southern municipalities
hey, i just got in...i heard you guys got snowed in over there in raleigh

nah...WE GOT FISHELED AGAIN! i'll talk to you later, i need to go mow my lawn...
by amac884 January 20, 2008