goldfish

noun gold·fish \ ˈgōl(d)-ˌfish \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of goldfish

: a small usually golden-orange Asian cyprinid fish (Carassius auratus) often kept as an aquarium and pond fish

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First Known Use of goldfish

1791


GOLDFISH Defined for English Language Learners

goldfish

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Definition of goldfish for English Language Learners

  • : a small usually orange fish that people often keep in ponds or in fishbowls or tanks as a pet


GOLDFISH Defined for Kids

goldfish

noun gold·fish \ ˈgōld-ˌfish \

Definition of goldfish for Students

: a small usually golden yellow or orange fish often kept in aquariums or ponds


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