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
A weekly night dive is also available, a great chance to encounter octopuses and eels.With covid protocols, a Caribbean fly-fishing haven is back in business|Chris Santella|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
There are, however, favorable aspects of the license approved by the FERC, Prost said, such as the programs to promote mussel restoration, fish and eel passage, turtle management and waterfowl nesting.New 50-year Conowingo Dam license gets federal approval|Christine Condon|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
Brown pointed to research on groupers cooperating with moray eels to hunt.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape|Brandon Keim|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
Now imagine over 100 eels swirling about, unleashing coordinated electric attacks.
The nearly 2-meter-long eels lethargically lay in deeper waters during much of the day, the researchers found.
Raw eel seemed to be popular during and after the Middle Ages.
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.
Stanley Hall also went for pastime, and Billy Towler slid into the boat like an eel, without leave, just as it pushed off.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Your Caroline, so enticing five hours before in this very chamber where she frisked about like an eel, is now a junk of lead.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
Swaying tufts of vegetation marked the rapid passage of eel-like bodies.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
We succeeded in taking an eel, a few crabs, and a small quantity of snails.
The lighter man was slippery as an eel, as hard to hit as a Corbett.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
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.