Dictionary.com

fishkill

or fish kill

[ fish-kil ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌkɪl /
Save This Word!

noun
the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of fishkill

First recorded in 1960–65; fish + kill1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use fishkill in a sentence

FEEDBACK