fisking etymology

English word fisking comes from English blog, English sphere, English -sphere

Detailed word origin of fisking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
blog English (eng) (blogging) To contribute to a blog. (Internet) A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal, sometimes letting readers comment on their posts. Most blogs are written in a slightly informal tone (personal journals, news, businesses, etc.) Entries (also known as postings) typically appear in reverse chronological order.. [...]
sphere English (eng) (transitive) To make round or spherical; to perfect.. (transitive) To place in a sphere, or among the spheres; to ensphere. (astronomy, now, _, rare) The apparent outer limit of space; the edge of the heavens, imagined as a hollow globe within which celestial bodies appear to be embedded. [from 14th c.]. (figuratively) The region in which something or someone is active; one's province, [...]
-sphere English (eng) (mathematics) Used to form nouns indicating a sphere of x dimensions. Designating some layer of the Earth.
blogosphere English (eng) (Internet) The totality of blogs, especially the unique jargons, cultures and shared interests created by their interconnection.
fisking English (eng) A rebuttal to an article or blog made by quoting its content in sections and refuting each section individually.

Words with the same origin as fisking

Descendants of blog
Afrosphere blahg dooced manosphere podosphere splog vlog vlogumentary
Descendants of sphere
Descendants of -sphere
adminisphere atmosphere biosphere blogosphere electrosphere fatosphere graphosphere heliosphere heliospheric hydrosphere ionosphere magnetosphere mammosphere mechanical lithosphere mesosphere neutrinosphere oncosphere photosphere phyllosphere sarcosphere tectosphere troposphere vitasphere