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king·fish

 (kĭng′fĭsh′)
n. pl. kingfish or king·fish·es
1.
a. Any of several food and game fishes of the family Sciaenidae, especially of the genus Menticirrhus, found in western Atlantic waters.
b. Any of various carangid fishes.
2. Informal A person in a position of uncontested authority or influence, especially a powerful political leader.

kingfish

(ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) any marine sciaenid food and game fish of the genus Menticirrhus, occurring in warm American Atlantic coastal waters
2. (Animals) another name for opah
3. (Animals) any of various other large food fishes, esp the Spanish mackerel
4. (Animals) Also called: haku (NZ)a large food and game fish, Seriola lalandi lalandi, of New Zealand waters

king•fish

(ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. any of various large edible croakers, esp. of the genus Menticirrhus, of North American coastal waters.
3. Informal. a person regarded as an authority.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kingfish - the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
kingfish - any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
cero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis, kingfish - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.kingfish - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waterskingfish - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
kingfish - the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
3.kingfish - small silvery marine food fish found off Californiakingfish - small silvery marine food fish found off California
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
genus Genyonemus, Genyonemus - a genus of Sciaenidae
4.kingfish - any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
genus Menticirrhus, Menticirrhus - kingfishes; whiting
whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
kingfish - the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
5.kingfish - large game fish of Australia and New Zealand
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
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