squaw·​fish ˈskwȯ-ˌfish How to pronounce squawfish (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Squawfish are attracted to light-colored lures in the day and darker ones at night. Mark Yuasa, The Seattle Times, 16 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of squawfish was in 1871

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“Squawfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squawfish. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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