Synonyms
Etymology

1. suckerfish

noun. marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects.

Synonyms

  • spiny-finned fish
  • whale sucker
  • Echeneis naucrates
  • sharksucker
  • family Echeneididae
  • remora
  • Remilegia australis
  • family Echeneidae
  • whalesucker
  • acanthopterygian
  • Echeneididae

Etymology

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

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Example sentences of the word suckerfish


1. Adjective
The little suckerfish you buy at the pet shop might be only 3 inches long, but he can grow as large as 24 inches.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As long as you find a little left in the morning, you can be assured that your suckerfish is getting enough to eat.

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