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Definition of "sea bass" [sea• bass]

  • Any of various marine food fishes of the genus Centropristes and related genera, especially C. striatus, of coastal Atlantic waters of the United States. (noun)
  • Any of the various similar fishes of the family Serranidea. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sea bass" in a sentence
  • "On Colleen’s plate lay the forked-over remains of her sea bass and a baked potato."
  • "Going to be looking for white sea bass and the late albacore run, plus there’s a rumor the tutuava have returned."