1. piranha

noun. ['pɪˈrænhə'] small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals.


  • characin fish
  • genus Serrasalmus
  • pirana
  • characid
  • characin
  • caribe

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Rhymes with Piranha

  • cunha
  • dacunha
  • sardinha
  • sinha

Sentences with piranha

1. Noun, singular or mass
To prevent injury to yourself, never dip your hand in the water to feed a piranha.

2. Adjective
Some South American natives even use piranha teeth to make tools or weapons.

3. Noun, plural
Though best kept alone, piranha can do well in groups of other piranha.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
For example, piranha live in the river and Macaws live in the canopy.

2. piranha

noun. ['pɪˈrænhə'] someone who attacks in search of booty.


  • moss-trooper
  • attacker
  • predator
  • assailant
  • assaulter
  • marauder
  • aggressor