Definition of "whitefish" [white•fish]
- (noun) Any of various chiefly North American freshwater food fishes of the genus Coregonus, having a generally white or silvery color.
- (noun) Any of various similar or related fishes, such as the lake herring, whiting, or menhaden.
- (noun) See beluga.
Use "whitefish" in a sentence
- "Fifteen: Fly shop guy thinks every foul-hooked whitefish is a twenty-inch brown trout."
- "Yes | No | Report from joey wrote 2 years 5 weeks ago looks like a mountain whitefish to me"
- "(In truth, lake whitefish is more appealing as an idea than as a reality, because of its sometimes mushy texture, although it does have a hearty, arctic char-like flavor.)"