noun (plural same or spearfishes)
- A billfish that resembles the marlin.
More example sentences
- Genus Tetrapturus, family Istiophoridae: several species
- The same day we catch our last marlin we hook and land a spearfish.
- The seas seem to have just marlin and spearfish.
- There's a trophy for the biggest spearfish over 30 pounds.
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- (often as noun spearfishing) Fish using a spear: spearfishing is strictly illegal in the marine parks resort owners do not allow tourists to spearfishMore example sentences
- Of all shark attacks worldwide, nearly all occur on surfers and many were directly related to fishing or spearfishing.
- Trawling, rod-and-line fishing and spearfishing were banned.
- Malta's clear waters are home to plentiful fish, despite continuing illegal spearfishing.
More definitions of spearfishDefinition of spearfish in:
- The US English dictionary