noun, plural (especially collectively) cat·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cat·fish·es.
verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for catfish
A sop to lawmakers who represent congressional districts consisting entirely of catfish ponds.
Good news is that $20 million DoA catfish office has comfy chairs and recent issues of catfish newsletters and magazines.
I plan to get shrimp as well as the catfish and also the roast beef.New Orleans Celebrates Its Favorite Sandwich at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival|Tyler Gillespie|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like storm chasers, Alaskan crabbers, and catfish noodlers, foragers come with their own sets of customs and rules.
“I just ended a project about a mythical story from Japan with a catfish that people thought created the earthquakes,” said Kath.
A shot from the enemy would be likely either to fly up in the air or "go into the realms of the catfish."Charles Carleton Coffin|William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
“Could catch a lot of catfish and ‘jurk’ the meat, the way Captain Clark did venison,” said Jesse, at length.The Young Alaskans on the Missouri|Emerson Hough
At half past eleven P.M. we sat down to a supper of ducks, catfish, and coffee, and all the men were in fine spirits.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume I (of 2)|Hazard Stevens
And the four uncles opened the door and let the gray rat come in with the basket and the catfish.Rootabaga Stories|Carl Sandburg
Calculation of length at the last annulus for both scale-fish and catfish was made by direct proportion.Fishes of the Big Blue River Basin, Kansas|W. L. Minckley