1. blackfish

noun. female salmon that has recently spawned.

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2. blackfish

noun. large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America.

Synonyms

  • tautog
  • wrasse
  • genus Tautoga
  • Tautoga

3. blackfish

noun. small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school.

Synonyms

  • genus Globicephala
  • pilot whale
  • Globicephala melaena
  • common blackfish
  • Globicephala
  • black whale

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Example sentences of the word blackfish


1. Adjective
Fishing is the major draw at this beach, with mackerel, blackfish, flounder and striped bass off the fishing pier.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Seminars teach how to catch trophy stripers, where to find bigger blackfish, ways to transform a kayak into an efficient fishing tool, and how to catch cod in Long Island’s waters.

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