nounpl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
- any of several fishes whose head supposedly resembles that of a hog, as a pigfish
- a bright-red, edible wrasse (Lachnolaimus maximus) found off the SE coast of the U.S.
Origin of hogfishorigin, originally uncertain or unknown; perhaps translated, translation of Old French porpeis: see porpoise