pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
Informal to withdraw from a position; back down
nounChiefly Southern & Midland US
Variant of crayfish.
intransitive verbcraw·fished, craw·fish·ing, craw·fish·es Informal
To withdraw from an undertaking.
(plural crawfishes or crawfish)
- (Southern US, Midwest US and Western US) Alternative form of crayfish.