- ⌂ any of an order (Siluriformes) of bony fishes with barbels, somewhat like a cat's whiskers, about the mouth and usually with a sharp spine in the dorsal and pectoral fins
- ⌂ any of certain fishes of this group cooked as food
nounpl. 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.