noun \ˈsnk, ˈsnük\
plural snook or snooks

Definition of SNOOK

:  a large vigorous bony fish (Centropomus undecimalis of the family Centropomidae) of coastal and brackish waters that is an important food and sport fish
:  any of various marine fishes of the same family as the snook

Origin of SNOOK

Dutch snoek pike, snook
First Known Use: 1697

Rhymes with SNOOK



Definition of SNOOK

:  a gesture of derision made by thumbing the nose

Origin of SNOOK

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1791


noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of about eight species (genus Centropomus) of tropical marine fishes that are long and silvery and have two dorsal fins, a long head, and a large mouth with a projecting lower jaw. They are found along the North and South American Atlantic and Pacific coasts, often in estuaries and among mangroves and sometimes in fresh water. They range from 1.5 to 5 ft (0.5–1.5 m) long and are valued for food and sport.


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