Synonyms
Etymology

1. sailfish

noun. ['ˈseɪlˌfɪʃ'] large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long dorsal fin that resembles a sail.

Synonyms

  • scombroid
  • Atlantic sailfish
  • Istiophoridae
  • Istiophorus albicans
  • family Istiophoridae

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sail (English)
  • segel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sailfish

  • angelfish
  • bottomfish
  • catfish
  • crawfish
  • cuttlefish
  • dealfish
  • dogfish
  • goldfish
  • goosefish
  • guardfish
  • jellyfish
  • jewfish
  • pipefish
  • redfish
  • shellfish
  • starfish
  • sunfish
  • swordfish
  • whitefish
  • whitefish

Example sentences of the word sailfish


1. Adjective
Strain the brine and chill it, then soak sailfish steaks for two to four hours.

2. sailfish

noun. ['ˈseɪlˌfɪʃ'] a saltwater fish with lean flesh.

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sail (English)
  • segel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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