bluefish

noun blue·fish \ -ˌfish \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of bluefish

1 : an active food and game marine fish (Pomatomus saltatrix) that is bluish above with silvery sides
2 : any of various dark or bluish fishes (such as the pollack)

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First Known Use of bluefish

1711


BLUEFISH Defined for English Language Learners

bluefish

noun

Definition of bluefish for English Language Learners

  • : a type of fish that lives in the ocean and is caught by people for food and for sport


BLUEFISH Defined for Kids

bluefish

noun blue·fish \ ˈblü-ˌfish \

Definition of bluefish for Students

: a saltwater fish that is bluish above with silvery sides and is often used for food


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