fishbowl-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a circumstance or situation that gives no privacy to one

Commentary: FISHBOWL[+state][+circumstance][-privacy]

Without curtains on the windows, Sally felt she was living in a fishbowl.
Nowadays the president and First Family must put up with living in a fishbowl.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a transparent water-filled bowl that holds small fish

Commentary: FISHBOWL[+entity][+artifact][+container][+round][+transparent][+water][+fish][+small]

The cat put his paw into Mary's fishbowl and caught a goldfish.
The child knocked the fishbowl off the table, but fortunately it was empty.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2