noun, plural (especially collectively) eel, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) eels.
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Origin of eel
OTHER WORDS FROM eeleellike, adjectiveeely, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for eel
Today, Eel Pie Island is home to a mellower bunch: retirees, artists, and the like.
These are just a few of the famous visitors to Eel Pie Island, a centuries-old refuge for musicians, hippies, and writers.
There are literally restaurants that focus entirely on a single ingredient, like eel for example.
“‘The Eel’ has been trapped at last,” he laughed to himself.The White Lie|William Le Queux
I dont know az an eel iz the same az a snaix exactly, but they are near enuff to suit me.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
"I'm Ben Gunn, I am," replied the maroon, wriggling like an eel in his embarrassment.Treasure Island|Robert Louis Stevenson
He squirmed under me like an eel, but could not break the grip, his face purpling, until he lost all power.Gordon Craig|Randall Parrish
You tried to do so, and Claude has tried to do so during the last few days, but the man is as elusive as an eel.The Crime Club|William Holt-White
British Dictionary definitions for eel
Derived forms of eeleel-like, adjectiveeely, adjective
Word Origin for eel
Idioms and Phrases with eel
see slippery as an eel.