muskie

noun

mus·​kie ˈmə-skē How to pronounce muskie (audio)
variants or musky
plural muskies

Examples of muskie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to smaller fish, muskies will pounce on waterfowl, rodents and frogs. Jordan Rodriguez, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 Most Idaho muskies are sterile fish planted by Fish and Game to control panfish populations. Jordan Rodriguez, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 His videos are fun, exciting and often filled with big bass, muskies and more. Anthony Maluso, Baltimore Sun, 9 Jan. 2024 The Jitterbug is effective for bass, northern pike, and even muskie. Mark Modoski, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 Pure-strain muskies and tiger muskies (a hybrid cross between a pure-strain muskie and northern pike) have been introduced throughout the country as far south as New Mexico and in many water bodies in the West and southern Midwest. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 This also suggests that muskies have a slower metabolism than pike. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 Hatcheries around the world successfully rear trout, catfish, bass, walleyes, muskies and loads of other fish that end up in lakes and rivers and ultimately on our hooks. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 16 Aug. 2023 Northern pike are simply less wary and more ravenous than muskies. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of muskie was in 1894

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“Muskie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muskie. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

muskie

noun
mus·​kie
variants or musky
plural muskies
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