1. alewife

noun. ['ˈeɪlˌwaɪf'] shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus.


  • genus Alosa
  • Pomolobus pseudoharengus
  • Alosa
  • Alosa pseudoharengus
  • clupeid fish

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Rhymes with Alewife

  • housewife
  • midwife

Sentences with alewife

1. Noun, singular or mass
Resembling alewife, a closely related species, they are either silvery or dark blue in color.

2. alewife

noun. ['ˈeɪlˌwaɪf'] flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams.


  • Pomolobus pseudoharengus
  • fish