noun, plural sword·fish·es, (especially collectively) sword·fish for 1.
Origin of swordfish
Examples from the Web for swordfish
Both she and the president, casually dressed in khakis and rolled-up shirt sleeves, had swordfish and salad.
I absolutely love the assertiveness of olives and capers, especially when paired with a meaty fish like swordfish.
The swordfish and others frequently attack the whale with the utmost audacity.Torrey's Narrative|William Torrey
It was a thrust—not a throw—and the muscular strength behind the blow caused the steel to pierce the thick skin of the swordfish.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The helm answered, the boat swung, and the swordfish missed hitting us square.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
Swordfish had been reported off Monhegan; in fact Captain Field had brought in a modest-sized one only the day before.Witches Cove|Roy J. Snell
One of the most exciting was this encounter with a swordfish, which he relates in a delightful manner.Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year|E.C. Hartwell