Definition of toby in English:


nounPlural tobies

  • another term for Moorish idol
    • ‘We fished with wobblers, flies and spoons but the best colour, we were advised, was the white toby, with an ideal weight of between 8-12g.’
    • ‘On the reef we came across the Hawaiian white-spotted toby, with its distinctive green eyes and white spots, and a little spotted boxfish, with its black markings.’