Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere; Flesh of salmon- or trout-like cold-water fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere; Any market fish--edible saltwater fish or shellfish--except herring.

Usage examples (33)
  • Fifteen: Fly shop guy thinks every foul-hooked whitefish is a twenty-inch brown trout.
  • Yes | No | Report from joey wrote 2 years 5 weeks ago looks like a mountain whitefish to me
  • But that's a whale compared to the usual pygmy whitefish which is just a couple of ounces.
  • There was shrimp (2), clams, some kind of whitefish, salmon, and some other things I can't name. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.