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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

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May 25, 2015
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a noisy boisterous band or parade
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