Definition of Flyfish

1. Verb. Fish with flies as lures.

Exact synonyms: Fly-fish
Generic synonyms: Angle



Definition of Flyfish

1. n. A California scorpænoid fish (Sebastichthys rhodochloris), having brilliant colors.

2. v. i. To angle, using flies for bait.

Definition of Flyfish

1. Noun. ''Sebastichthys rhodochloris'', a brightly-coloured scorpaenoid fish of California. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Flyfish

1. To angle, using flies for bait. A California scorpaenoid fish (Sebastichthys rhodochloris), having brilliant colours. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flyfish

flybridge
flybridges
flyby
flybys
flycatcher
flycatchers
flycatching
flycatching warbler
flye
flyer
flyered
flyering
flyers
flyes
flyest
flyfish (current term)
flyfisher
flyfisherman
flyfishermen
flyfishers
flyfishes
flyfishing
flyhalf
flyhalves
flyhawk
flyhawks
flying
flying ace
flying bird
flying bishop

Literary usage of Flyfish

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To flyfish, (fli'-fi.sh) ».n. To angle with a hook baited with a fly. FOAL, (fole) ns The offspring of a mare or she ass. To FOAL, (fole) ». n. ..."

2. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1806)
"A kind of vessel nimble and light for sailing. One that linn:» Hies. FLYER, fll'ur. s. (98) To flyfish ..."

3. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... fli'ur. s. one who flies or runs away flyfish, fll'fish. vn to angle with a fl) va to feed with dry food Foe, fo. s. an enemy, opponent Foetus, ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Tampa Bay and Florida's West Coast by Chelle Koster Walton (2003)
"For flats fishing in local waters, Sun Coast Flats Fishing departs out of Pineland Marina, « 239-565-6698, www.flyfish-florida.com. ..."

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