A catfish from the front showing its barbels that resemble cat whiskers.
nounpl. catfish catfish or cat·fish·es
(plural catfish or catfishes)
(third-person singular simple present catfishes, present participle catfishing, simple past and past participle catfished)
- (Internet, slang) To create a fake online profile to seduce someone.
From the 2010 documentary Catfish.
Variant of catfish