A large aggressive shark of warm seas, with a brownish or grey back, white underparts, and large triangular teeth. Also called white pointer, man-eater.
- Carcharodon carcharias, family Lamnidae
More example sentences
- Whales, dolphins, enormous groupers, turtles, whale sharks, manta rays, great whites, hammerheads - they all play a starring role in attracting divers to worldwide destinations.
- You've dived often with sharks, including great whites.
- If most sharks, including great whites, enter freshwater, their internal salt levels become diluted.
Definition of great white shark in:
- The US English dictionary