Definition of weakfish
1 : a common marine bony fish (Cynoscion regalis of the family Sciaenidae) of the eastern coast of the U.S. that is an important sport and food fish —called also sea trout
2 : any of several fishes congeneric with the weakfish
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Most commonly taken are fluke, striped bass, weakfish, porgies and striped sea robins.
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Origin and Etymology of weakfish
obsolete Dutch weekvis, from Dutch week soft + vis fish
First Known Use: 1791See Words from the same year
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