Share this entry

Share this page

whitefish

Line breaks: white|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪtfɪʃ
 
/

Definition of whitefish in English:

noun (plural same or whitefishes)

A mainly freshwater fish of the salmon family, widely used as food.
Example sentences
  • Sport anglers flock there in pursuit of steelhead trout, coho salmon and whitefish.
  • Spin casting for lake trout, whitefish, and northern pike is reason enough to pack the rods, but the big draw is fly-fishing for arctic grayling.
  • Tuna, salmon, whitefish, and mackerel are good choices.

Definition of whitefish in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…