Definition of haddock in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhadək/

noun (plural same)

A silvery-gray bottom-dwelling fish of North Atlantic coastal waters, related to the cod. It is popular as a food fish and is of great commercial value.
  • Melanogrammus aeglefinus, family Gadidae.
Example sentences
  • But if you can't find the best cod, then use chunky hake, haddock or sea bass fillets instead.
  • Remove the skin from the smoked haddock and place the fish in a lightly buttered baking dish.
  • My huge bowl contained large, moist chunks of tangy smoked haddock and other white fish in a delicious creamy sauce.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French hadoc, from Old French hadot, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with haddock

Caradoc, paddock, shaddock

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Syllabification: had·dock

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