Main meanings of nymphing in English

: nymphing1nymphing2

nymphing1

Pronunciation /ˈnɪmfɪŋ/

noun

  • 1rare Feeding by fish on insect larvae at the surface of the water.

  • 2Fishing
    The action or practice of angling with a nymph as a fly; nymph fishing.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Angling. From nymph + -ing.

Main meanings of nymphing in English

: nymphing1nymphing2

nymphing2

Pronunciation /ˈnɪmfɪŋ/

adjective

  • 1Of a fish, especially a trout: that is feeding on insect larvae at the surface of the water.

  • 2Fishing
    Of or relating to the practice of angling with a nymph as a fly.

Origin

1960s. From nymph + -ing. Compare nymphing, and later nymph.