noun \-ˌfish\

Definition of SPEARFISH

:  any of several billfishes (genus Tetrapturus) having the anterior part of the first dorsal fin about as high as the body is deep

Illustration of SPEARFISH

First Known Use of SPEARFISH

circa 1882


intransitive verb

Definition of SPEARFISH

:  to fish with a spear

First Known Use of SPEARFISH

circa 1949


Next Word in the Dictionary: spearflower
Previous Word in the Dictionary: speareye
All Words Near: spearfish

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up spearfish? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).