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'Fisk' is developing a meaning that is broader than definition #1 but more constrained than definition #4. It's coming to designate any point-by-point (attempt at) refutation of the other guy's argument. Haven't seen it with a small "f" yet, but surely that will come soon.
Brad deLong did a nice fisking of the NYT's analysis of the employment numbers.
by buce August 25, 2005
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The term refers to Robert Fisk, a journalist who wrote some rather foolish anti-war stuff, and who in particular wrote a story in which he (1) recounted how he was beaten by some anti-American Afghan refugees, and (2) thought they were morally right for doing so. Hence many pro-war blogs -- most famously, InstaPundit -- often use the term "Fisking" figuratively to mean a thorough and forceful verbal beating of an anti-war, possibly anti-American, commentator who has richly earned this figurative beating through his words. Good Fisking tends to be (or at least aim to be) quite logical, and often quotes the other article in detail, interspersing criticisms with the original article's text.
Responding to an earlier declaration against the war by a group of German intellectuals, a group of American academics and intellectuals has written a response. It's basically a heavyweight group-Fisking.
by Winkel April 04, 2004
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'fisk' is used to describe something small or rat like
" bro, can I buy some weed?
" sorry man I only got a 'fisk' left?
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A somewhat rare last name of Scandinavian origin, from the word fisk, meaning fish. Often spelled Fiske.
His name is Gary Fisk
by AFISK April 07, 2009
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when a male sits on the back of his partner reverse Cowboy and slides his cock in and out of her ass cheeks without penetration. This works particularly well with fat chicks. The position is named after hall of fame catcher Carlton Fisk.
She was reading a book while on her stomach, so I figured I'd fisk her for a bit.
by Todd McClure September 25, 2007
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A last name originally spelled Fiske, but since has dropped the ‘e’. Fisk is a name carried with great pride, and those that are referred to by it are known for their intelligence and strong moral character. A Fisk is usually an excellent swimmer, and may battle substance abuse at some point over the course of their life. They are family oriented and can be loud and butt heads a lot when together in a group.
I saw Fisk the other day with her siblings, she swore she was very happy, but they argued all the time.
by Iskfay October 14, 2018
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