Synonyms
Etymology

1. herring

noun. ['ˈhɛrɪŋ'] valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled.

Synonyms

  • Clupea harangus
  • sprat
  • whitebait
  • saltwater fish
  • smoked herring
  • pickled herring
  • brisling
  • kippered herring
  • kipper
  • bloater

Etymology

  • hering (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hæring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Smoked Herring

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  • zeringue
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2. herring

noun. ['ˈhɛrɪŋ'] commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific.

Synonyms

  • Atlantic herring
  • Pacific herring
  • genus Clupea
  • Clupea harangus
  • Clupea harengus pallasii
  • food fish
  • clupeid fish
  • Clupea
  • Clupea harengus harengus

Etymology

  • hering (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hæring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. smoked

adjective. ['ˈsmoʊkt'] (used especially of meats and fish) dried and cured by hanging in wood smoke.

Synonyms

  • preserved
  • smoke-dried

Antonyms

  • destroyed
  • hot
  • unspoilt

Example sentences of the word smoked-herring


1. Noun Phrase
Hot smoked salmon — where the smoking temperature is higher and the fish ends up with a flaky baked texture ­ — was more likely to contain them, as were smaller smoked fish like smoked herring.

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