catfish
Noun

catfish

  1. any fish of the order Siluriformes, mainly found in fresh water, lacking scales, and having barbels like whiskers around the mouth
    Synonyms: sheat, sheatfish
Translations
  • French: poisson-chat, silure
  • German: Wels, Katzenwels
  • Italian: pesce gatto
  • Portuguese: peixe-gato, bagre
  • Russian: сом
  • Spanish: (Chile) bagre, siluro, barbo, pez gato
Verb

catfish (catfishes, present participle catfishing; past and past participle catfished)

  1. To fish for catfish
    I only use this rod for catfishing.
Noun

catfish (plural catfishes)

  1. (internet) Someone who creates a fake profile on a social media platform in order to deceive people.
  2. (internet) Such a fake profile.
Verb

catfish (catfishes, present participle catfishing; past and past participle catfished)

  1. (Internet, slang, transitive) To create and operate a fake online profile to deceive (someone).



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