kingfish definition by Webster's New World
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kingfish definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. kingfish kingfish or king·fish·es
- a. Any of several food and game fishes of the drum family, especially of the genus Menticirrhus, indigenous to warm Atlantic waters.b. Any of several similar or related fishes, indigenous to the Pacific Ocean.
- Informal A person in a position of uncontested authority or influence, especially a powerful political leader.
Variant of kingfish