noun, plural (especially collectively) kingfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) kingfishes.
any of several marine food of the drum family, especially of the genus Menticirrhus, found off the E coast of the U.S.
Also called white croaker. a marine , Genyonemus lineatus, found off the Californian coast.
a large , Seriola grandis, found in Australia and New Zealand, closely related to the yellowtail.
any of various other noted especially for their size.
Informal. a person regarded as a leader or authority:
a kingfish in Democratic Party circles.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any marine sciaenid food and game fish of the genus Menticirrhus, occurring in warm American Atlantic coastal waters
another name for opah
any of various other large food fishes, esp the Spanish mackerel
Also called (NZ) haku. a large food and game fish, Seriola lalandi lalandi, of New Zealand waters
[king-fish-er] /ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃ ər/ noun 1. any of numerous fish- or insect-eating birds of the family Alcedinidae that have a large head and a long, stout bill and are usually crested and brilliantly colored. /ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃə/ noun 1. any coraciiform bird of the family Alcedinidae, esp the Eurasian Alcedo atthis, which has a greenish-blue and orange plumage. […]
noun 1. a bushy southern African plant, Felicia bergerana, having grasslike leaves and solitary, bright-blue flowers.
modifier Very severe; outstanding; world-class: The poor fool is pushing a stroller around the zoo in 90-degree heat with a king-hell hangover (1990s+)
[king-hit] /ˈkɪŋˌhɪt/ noun, Australian. 1. a knockout punch. noun 1. a knockout blow, esp an unfair one verb (transitive) -hits, -hitting, -hit 2. to deliver a knockout blow to