Examples of barracuda in a Sentence
The company's lawyers are a bunch of barracudas.
the governor-elect is too nice and easygoing, so he'll need a barracuda as his chief of staff
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Eligible fish in the spearfishing division include barracuda, cobia, grouper, jack crevalle, sheepshead, mangrove snapper, triggerfish and miscellaneous.
Sanders, who’s caught goliaths on mackerel, 5- to 10-pound jacks, half a barracuda and even a spadefish, uses 9-0 to 12-0 hooks, which are typically used to catch marlin and sharks.
On lookout duty on the deck of the Coast Guard cutter Waesche, Seaman Danielle Sanchez remembers spotting what looked like a silver barracuda gliding low through waves off the Central American coast.
At sunset, cocktail crowds fill the open-air Yellowfin Bar & Grill, decorated with an entertaining mural of Keys icons, from six-toed cats to barracuda.
Satoumi An is a tidy and humble ama hut where divers grill all manner of seafood—barracuda, Ise-ebi, scallops, squid, turban snails, and uni—over a fire pit.
But kin selection couldn’t explain why a fish such as the cleaner wrasse can pick parasites from the teeth of a barracuda with almost no risk of becoming a meal itself.
When the sun rises, the place is peaceful, as the lagoon laps at its mangrove forest and barracuda, snapper and grouper enjoy the solitude.
Watch Hoover catch a barracuda while aboard a boat in Florida.
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Origin and Etymology of barracuda
First Known Use: 1678See Words from the same year
Synonymspit bull, fire-breather, fire-eater, tiger
Related Wordsattack dog, hatchet man; aggressor, bully, shark; go-getter, hustler, live wire, self-starter; battler, fighter, scrapper; diehard, militant
Near Antonymspushover, pussycat, reed, softy (or softie), weakling, wimp
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