catfishnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkæt.fɪʃ/ us /ˈkæt.fɪʃ/ plural catfish
Examples from literature
- But some Americans use only their hands to catch catfish.
- Catfish lay their eggs in holes under water that is about 21° C. And they like to stay close to their eggs.
- Now grab the catfish quickly with your hands and pull it out of the water.
- The catfish will think your fingers are food and will bite them.
- The male sea catfish is important, too.
- In one aquarium there are so many catfish that they make the water cloudy.
- Maybe we'd catch some alligators to make things exciting, and maybe some big yellow river catfish.
- Perhaps the little bull-head catfish might survive in such muddy water, but I did not believe bass or perch could.
- The only kind of fish taken was the common catfish.
- We got five catfish off the lines and went home.