Synonyms
Etymology

1. sunfish

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌfɪʃ'] the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae.

Synonyms

  • centrarchid
  • freshwater fish

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sunfish

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

Sentences with sunfish


1. Adjective
Bluegills are a type of panfish that are most commonly referred to as sunfish.

2. sunfish

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌfɪʃ'] small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • crappie
  • bream
  • percoid fish
  • rock bass
  • rock sunfish
  • freshwater bream
  • Centrarchidae
  • black bass
  • Ambloplites rupestris
  • pumpkinseed
  • family Centrarchidae
  • Lepomis gibbosus
  • centrarchid

Antonyms

  • dirty

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sunfish

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌfɪʃ'] among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters.

Synonyms

  • genus Mola
  • plectognath
  • sharptail mola
  • mola
  • plectognath fish
  • ocean sunfish
  • headfish

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
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