fishes

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fishes

  1. plural of fish
    1. (universal) multiple kinds of fish
      Coral bleaching threatens to disrupt the population equilibria of the reef’s fishes.
      • 2007, “Weird Fishes”, in In Rainbows, performed by Radiohead:
        I get eaten by the worms / And weird fishes / Picked over by the worms / And weird fishes / Weird fishes
    2. (usually nonstandard or archaic) multiple individual fish
      I caught six fishes today!

Verb[edit]

fishes

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fish
    He’s on Klamath Lake; he often fishes from that lake.