noun. small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker.
- percoid fish
- family Gobiidae
- gobius (Latin)
- κωβιός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word goby
1. Noun, singular or mass
This goby requires only that his food is small enough to fit in his mouth.