nounpl. kingfish kingfish or king·fish·es
- a. Any of several food and game fishes of the family Sciaenidae, especially of the genus Menticirrhus, found in western Atlantic waters.b. Any of various carangid fishes.c. See king mackerel.
- Informal A person in a position of uncontested authority or influence, especially a powerful political leader.
Variant of kingfish