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catfish

noun cat·fish \-ˌfish\

: a type of fish that has a large head and long thin parts that look like a cat's whiskers around its mouth

Full Definition of CATFISH

1
:  any of an order (Siluriformes) of chiefly freshwater stout-bodied scaleless bony fishes having long tactile barbels
2
:  a person who sets up a false personal profile on a social networking site for fraudulent or deceptive purposes

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First Known Use of CATFISH

1612
CATFISH Defined for Kids

catfish

noun cat·fish \ˈkat-ˌfish\

Definition of CATFISH for Kids

:  a fish with a large head and feelers about the mouth
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
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