Synonyms of skipjack


1. skipjack, skipjack tuna, Euthynnus pelamis, scombroid, scombroid fish

usage: oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito

2. skipjack, Atlantic bonito, Sarda sarda, bonito

usage: medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna

3. click beetle, skipjack, snapping beetle, elaterid beetle, elater, elaterid

usage: able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound

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Definition and meaning of skipjack (Dictionary)