Meaning of catfish
Pronunciation: (kat'fish"), [key]
— -fish, -fish•es.
- any of the numerous fishes of the order or suborder Nematognathi (or Siluroidei), characterized by barbels around the mouth and the absence of scales.
- a wolffish of the genus Anarhichas.
- any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a cat.
- catfish (Thesaurus)