Definition of blackfish in English:

blackfish

noun

  • 1Any of a number of dark-coloured fish:

    luderick
    and → galjoen
    • ‘Many people criticize the eating qualities of tailor and blackfish but if treated the same way as dart, they are top table fish.’
    • ‘Hopefully next week I will have many good reports of tailor and bream, maybe even blackfish, as the season is about to begin in earnest.’
    • ‘He asked his mom, who kindly informed us that it would be blackfish, a fairly popular fish in many parts of Asia.’
    • ‘Much of our traditional winter run of bream, tailor and blackfish have gone and we wait for the good whiting and flathead of the summer months.’
    • ‘Next in order of estimation come two somewhat smaller species, both of the genus Actinopyga: the blackfish and the deep-water redfish.’
  • 2

    another term for pilot whale

Pronunciation:

blackfish

/ˈblakfɪʃ/