warmouth

noun
war·​mouth | \ ˈwȯr-ˌmau̇th How to pronounce warmouth (audio) \

Definition of warmouth

: a large-mouthed freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) chiefly of the eastern U.S.

called also warmouth bass

Examples of warmouth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The young fisherman already has his eyes on his next catch — a warmouth. Katie V. Jones, baltimoresun.com, 29 May 2021 Bluegills are likely the most prolific sunfish, followed by red ear sunfish, rock bass, and warmouths. Bob Mcnally, Field & Stream, 11 May 2020 Use crickets and redworms just off the banks for plenty of bluegills, warmouth and shellcrackers. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, 7 July 2018 Use crickets and redworms near docks and seawalls for bluegills, bream and warmouth. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, 7 July 2018 Use crickets and small jigs near the banks for bluegills and warmouth. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, 15 July 2018 Drift all the lakes with crickets for bluegills, warmouth and shellcrackers. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, 7 July 2018 Drift the lake with crickets for plenty of bluegills along with a few shellcrackers, warmouth and catfish. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, 14 July 2018 Fishing will primarily be for largemouth bass and panfish such as bluegills, warmouths and Mayan cichlids. Steve Waters, Sun-Sentinel.com, 8 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of warmouth

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for warmouth

origin unknown

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“Warmouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmouth. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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