Synonyms
Etymology

1. bluefish

noun. bluish warm-water marine food and game fish that follow schools of small fishes into shallow waters.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • percoid fish
  • Pomatomus saltatrix
  • genus Pomatomus
  • Pomatomus

Etymology

  • blue (English)
  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. bluefish

noun. fatty bluish flesh of bluefish.

Synonyms

  • saltwater fish

Etymology

  • blue (English)
  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word bluefish


1. Adjective
Artificial lures also work well, and when the bite is hot, Spanish mackerel, bluefish and jacks will strike anything shiny.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Both striped bass and bluefish are easily caught from shore.

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