sport fish
noun Date: 1944 a fish important for the sport it affords anglers

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  • sport fish — sport′ fish n. hua spo game fish • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • sport fish — noun any fish providing sport for the angler • Syn: ↑game fish • Hypernyms: ↑fish * * * noun : a fish primarily of importance for the sport it affords anglers compare coarse fish, game fish, rough fish * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sport fish — a type of fish that is prized for the sport it gives the angler in its capture rather than for its value as food. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • sport fish — noun fish providing sport for an angler …   Wiktionary

  • sport fish — the objective of sport fishing …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sport|fish|ing — «SPRT FIHSH ihng, SPOHRT », noun, adjective. –n. fishing for sport, especially from a motorboat: »to go sportfishing in the Caribbean. –adj. of or engaged in sportfishing: »a sportfishing team, a sportfishing boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • sport|fish|er|man — «SPRT FIHSH uhr muhn, SPOHRT », noun, plural men. 1. a person who engages in sportfishing. 2. a motorboat used in sportfishing …   Useful english dictionary

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