Meaning of skipjack

skip•jack

Pronunciation: (skip'jak"), [key]
— pl. -jack, -jacks -jacks
  1. any of various fishes that leap above the surface of the water, as a tuna, Euthynnus pelamis, or the bonito.
  2. See
  3. an American one-masted sailing vessel.
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