blowfish

[ bloh-fish ]
/ ˈbloʊˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) blow·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) blow·fish·es.

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Origin of blowfish

First recorded in 1890–95; blow2 + fish

Words nearby blowfish

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Example sentences from the Web for blowfish

  • Hootie and the Blowfish played (well, everyone says they shared a certain squareness) and fireworks lit up the sky.

    The Mysterious Mrs. Woods|Jacob Bernstein|November 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for blowfish

blowfish
/ (ˈbləʊˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes

a popular name for puffer (def. 2)
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