Advertisement

Advertisement

black bass

[ bas ]

noun

  1. any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus.


black bass

/ bæs /

noun

  1. any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus : family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of black bass1

First recorded in 1805–15

Discover More

Example Sentences

Halibut, striped bass, and black bass are other good choices.

A whole black bass cooked alla matalotta is delicious—just mind the bones.

Not so large as the black bass, the tunas are strong enough to tow a boat along when running with a hook.

Once down there in the Cumberlands he had fairly hated her for making him lose a fine black bass.

However, the largest black bass that the fishermen had ever seen was on my hook in the hazel brush.

Tackle and Lure—The black bass will take any lure from the artificial fly to the plebeian angleworm.

One warm, cloudy morning the notion seized me to go up to the ponds and try for black bass.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

steadfast

[sted-fast]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


black basaltesblackbead