Synonyms

1. skipjack

noun. ['ˈskɪpˌdʒæk'] able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound.

Synonyms

  • elaterid beetle
  • elater
  • elaterid
  • click beetle

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Words that Rhyme with Skipjack

  • blackjack
  • carjack
  • crackerjack
  • flapjack
  • hijack
  • kojak
  • lumberjack

Example sentences of the word skipjack


1. Verb, base form
Albacore and skipjack tuna are rarely served as steaks and are most often canned.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If he was consuming skipjack tuna, this amount drops to three and a half times the recommended amount.

3. Adverb
About 70 percent of the canned tuna in the U.S. is skipjack.

2. skipjack

noun. ['ˈskɪpˌdʒæk'] medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna.

Synonyms

  • genus Sarda
  • bonito
  • Sarda
  • Atlantic bonito

3. skipjack

noun. ['ˈskɪpˌdʒæk'] oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito.

Synonyms

  • scombroid
  • genus Euthynnus
  • skipjack tuna
  • Euthynnus pelamis
  • Euthynnus
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