blindfish

[ blahynd-fish ]
/ ˈblaɪndˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural blind·fish·es, (especially collectively) blind·fish.


Nearby words

  1. blindage,
  2. blindcat,
  3. blinded,
  4. blinder,
  5. blinders,
  6. blindfold,
  7. blindfolded,
  8. blindheim,
  9. blinding,
  10. blindingly

Origin of blindfish

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; blind + fish

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British Dictionary definitions for blindfish

blindfish

/ (ˈblaɪndˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes

any of various small fishes, esp the cavefish, that have rudimentary or functionless eyes and occur in subterranean streams
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