noun, plural (especially collectively) king·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) king·fish·es.
Origin of kingfish
Related Words for kingfishjudge, law, expert, administrator, ruler, head, director, chief, officer, captain, commandant, upstairs, pro, executive, textbook, whiz, egghead, aristocrat, pundit, guru
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Contemporary Examples of kingfish
The "Kingfish" popularized the catch phrase "Holy Mackerel!"Herman Cain’s Failure to Be a ‘MackDaddy’ Killed His Campaign
December 4, 2011
A correspondent wrote that Johnson’s attack had managed to transform the Kingfish ‘from a clown into a real political menace.How to Beat the Demagogues
March 27, 2010
We had Father Coughlin and the Kingfish, Huey Long, railing against Franklin Roosevelt.Introducing Beast Books
January 22, 2010
Historical Examples of kingfish
Mostly they are caught by accident while drags are set for kingfish or barracuda.
For its size, the kingfish is considered the gamest of all salt-water fishes.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others
James Alexander Henshall
But as I fish for sailfish with a free-running reel, of course I am exasperated when a kingfish takes hold.
Kingfish are savage strikers and they almost invariably hook themselves when the drag is set.
Put two kingfish on a buttered platter or pan, season with salt and pepper, add a glass of white wine, put in oven and bake.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book