Definitions for kingfishˈkɪŋˌfɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various large edible croakers, esp. of the genus Menticirrhus, of North American coastal waters.
Ref: king mackerel.
Informal. a person regarded as an authority.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of kingfish:
the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
cero, pintado, kingfish, Scomberomorus regalis(noun)
large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
white croaker, chenfish, kingfish, Genyonemus lineatus(noun)
small silvery marine food fish found off California
any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
kingfish, Seriola grandis(noun)
large game fish of Australia and New Zealand
any of several food fishes of the genus Menticirrhus from the Atlantic
any of several similar fishes of the Pacific
an American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus, especially M. saxatilis, or M. nebulosos, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also whiting, surf whiting, and barb
the common cero; also, the spotted cero. See Cero