nounpl. catfish catfish or cat·fish·es
Any of numerous scaleless, chiefly freshwater fishes of the order Siluriformes, characteristically having whiskerlike barbels extending from the upper jaw. Also called regionally mud cat.
(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