noun, plural (especially collectively) king·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) king·fish·es.
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A correspondent wrote that Johnson’s attack had managed to transform the Kingfish ‘from a clown into a real political menace.
We had Father Coughlin and the Kingfish, Huey Long, railing against Franklin Roosevelt.
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.
Their feeding habits are similar to those of the kingfish, and in their season they can be captured in the same way.
It is frequently caught by the Key West fishermen when trolling for kingfish with a bait of bacon-rind.
My brother pulled in this kingfish, which was small, and we rebaited our hooks and went on again.